Kenneth  Barnett

Obituary of Kenneth A. Barnett


Kenneth A. Barnett, 74, of Huron, died Monday, December 14, 2020 at Firelands Regional Medical Center Main Campus after a brief illness with COVID. 

He was born August 10, 1946 in Memphis, TN and had been a life long Vermilion area resident.

He served in the Navy from 1963-1967 during Vietnam. 

Kenneth  worked as a quality control supervisor for Ford Motor Co., Lorain for 30 years retiring in 2004. 

He was a life member of Amvets Post #22 and the V.F.W. Post #7576 where he served as Quarter Master.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post #12 and enjoyed golfing and hunting.  

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Darlene "Dolly" Barnett (née Reiber); daughters, Annette Carr Wargo of Louisville, KY, Kymberly Barnett of Louisville, KY, Paige (Rick) Whitten of Brentwood, CA, and Jaime (Jared) Chonko of Vermilion; grandchildren, Stephanie, Samantha, Olivia, Ryan, Corissa, Markym, Dalton, Isaac and Brody; sisters, Karen (Tom) Trippett of Vermilion and Janice Lynn (Terry) Williams-Millican of MS; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Christal Barnett; mother, Bobbie Williams (nee McMorris);  and his brother, Gary Barnett.     

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the donors choice in memory of Kenneth.   

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