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Robert "Bobby" George Barnes, age 78 of Cleveland Georgia passed away on February 22, 2018.
Bobby was born on March 10, 1939 to the late Cordie Barnes and the late Mamie Calhoun in Nicholls, Georgia. In his mid 40's, he decided to move to Cleveland, where he called home until the day that he passed.Dispite being told by the doctors that he wouldnt live for a long amount of time, Bobby proved them wrong. He spent his whole life in the agriculture field, most recently he worked for NG Gilbert as a Tree Surgeon. Bobby was a man of strong character with a strong back and a strong mind. Any and every obstacle that he was ever faced with, he overcame.
In addition to both parents, Bobby is preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Lou Barnes; Brother, Wilbur Barnes; Sister, Helen Barnes; and a daughter, Bobbie Loudena Barnes.
He is survived by three daughters, Barbara Jane Barnes of Willacoochee, Tonie Lynn Nation of Cleveland, and Pamela Ann Finley of Demorest. He is also survived by a brother, John Thomas Barnes and two sisters, Vickie Barnes and Velma Lee Rigsby. Bobby is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
A memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday February 27, 2018 at Sims Funeral Home is Douglas, Georgia. 201 N Peterson Ave, Douglas, GA 31533 (912) 384-1234
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, Georgia is in charge of all arrangements. Please visit our website to leave condolences for the family or to share a memory. www.alexander-funeral.com 2721 HWY 129 S. Cleveland, Ga. 30528 (706)865-1500