Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Robert Leon Barnes, 75, of Verona passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 in Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

            He was born to Clyde and Stella Smith Barnes on January 5, 1945 in Aurora, MO.  He was a retired Electrical Engineer and a U.S. Navy Veteran.

            Survivors include one brother, Rex Barnes of Verona, MO.; three sisters, Maxine Dawson of Verona, MO., Betty Melton of Aurora, MO. and Freida Hilton of Republic, MO.; and a very dear friend, Charlotte McCracken.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Freddy, Lonnie and Raymond Barnes; and two sisters, Elizabeth Martin and Barbara Garoutte.

            Graveside services will be held Thursday, January 16 at 10:00 a.m. in Maple Park Cemetery with full Military Honors under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.