Bill Jack Barnes
February 16, 1933 – December 26, 2014
BOWIE – Bill Jack Barnes, USAF Msgt. retired, 81, was welcomed into the arms of his Savior on Dec. 26, 2014.
The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. Dec. 31 at The White Family Funeral Home prior to the service.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Dec. 31 at Cowboy’s Last Ride Cemetery with the Rev. James Kittrell officiating.
Bill, a devoted husband and father, was born in 1933 in High, TX to Ed and Lelia Mae Barnes. He graduated from Blossom High School in 1950.
Bill joined the United States Air Force in 1953 serving his country with honor as a crew chief on B-52’s until his retirement in 1973. From 1973-1986 he was the owner-operator of Barnes Glass and Mirror in Benbrook. After relocating to Bowie, he later owned B&C Glass and Mirror.
In addition to being a successful businessman, he was kind and gentle with a heart for people. He never met a stranger and made it his life’s work to take care of others, especially his family.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 29 years, Patricia Barnes; brother, James Edward Barnes and stepdaughter, Catherine Chadwell.
Bill is survived by and remembered with love by his wife, Connie Barnes, Bowie; daughter, Leilia Barnes Tayon and husband Rodney, Weatherford; stepdaughters, Renee Amos and husband Patrick, Lake Charles, LA and Christine Brooks, Bowie; stepsons, Kevin Ewalt, Moss Bluff, LA, Kevin Chadwell and wife Fawnya, and Keith Chadwell, all of Springtown; two grandchildren; one great grandson; multiple step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
Bill Jack Barnes