He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.
He was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.
He united in marriage to Virginia Pike August 6, 1948.
Besides his wife, Virginia Barnett, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Ricky Barnett and Elizabeth Sanders; three grandchildren: Jeffrey Sanders and wife, Donna, Tammy Sanders Cook and Clint Barnett; four great-grandchildren: Ashley Sanders, Tori Sanders, MaKenna Cook and Johnna Cook, all of Campbellsville; two brothers and one sister: Leonard Barnett and wife, Jenny and Mary Kathryn Lawson of Campbellsville and Ralph Barnett and wife, Dorothy of Mt. Washington; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters: Huley Barnett, James Barnett, Everett Lewis “Dude” Barnett, Owen Thomas Barnett, Velma Christerson, Clara Brown, Mattie Lou Price and Esther Roberts.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Monday, November 2, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. David Wray
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery