Richard Barnes

Obituary of Richard Barnes

Richard Eugene Barnes, 90, of Huron, died Friday, July 9, 2021 at Kingston of Vermilion after a short illness. He was born January 20, 1931 in Bexley, OH and had been a Huron resident for the past 15 years moving from Vermilion. Richard owned and operated Barnes Companies where he worked as an accountant for over 30 years retiring in 1989. He was a past member of the Vermilion Yacht club and Catawba Island Club. He enjoyed sailing and boating. For 25 years he and his wife, Nancy, would run his boat down to Florida for the winters. After he sold his boat, he and Nancy enjoyed taking their motor home down to Florida. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Nancy (nee Redman); sons, Rick Barnes of Sandusky, Skip Barnes of Lakewood, and Scott (Heather) Barnes of Huron; daughter, Lisa Bloor of Huron; and his grandchildren, Jeppie, Mary, Nancy, Kate and Jill. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Mildred (nee O"Hara) Barnes; brothers, Robert and Carl Barnes; and his son in law, Jep Bloor. A celebration of Richard's life will be held at a later date. The family suggests memorial contributions to donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at
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