Wilbur K. Barnes, 90, of Jamestown, KY, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022 at his residence surrounded by family. He was born in Rowena, KY on February 14, 1932, a son of the late Martha (Gaines) and Beckham B. Barnes.
Wilbur served in the U.S. Army, was a member of the Columbia Christian Church, and a retired Superintendent of Schools. Other positions he held in the school system were Teacher, Principal, and Head of Transportation.
His wife: Margie (Rigsby) Barnes of Jamestown, KY
2 sons: B.B. (Paula) Barnes and Brad Barnes of Jamestown, KY
1 sister: Mary Ann Dabney of Jamestown, KY
1 brother: Roger Barnes of Russell Springs, KY
Granddaughter: Jalena (Garrett) Bryant of Jamestown, KY
Great-granddaughter: Jacklyn Bryant
A host of nieces, nephews and friends
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lane Barnes.
Funeral Service: Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 3:00pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Terry White, Bro Roger Garner and Pastor John Davis officiating
Visitation: After 12:00pmCT on Sunday at H. E. Pruitt Memory Chapel
Interment: Wheat Cemetery in Jamestown, KY
The family request memorial donations to the Wilbur and Margie Barnes Education Scholarship and can be made at the funeral home or mailed to Jalena Bryant, 149 Helm Landing Rd., Jamestown, KY 42629.