Charles Edward (Chuck) Barnes, age 63, of 5756 Deer View Road, Gretna, Va., and formerly of Centreville, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 12, 1946, in Manila, Ark., a son of the late Charley Pankney Barnes and Bertha Leola Bell Carnal Barnes.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Tommy Joe Barnes, Charlie Gene Barnes and Glenn Daryl Barnes; and two sisters, Joyce Rice and Sheila Ann Barnes.
Mr. Barnes was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church and was a former employee of Timken, Ross Labs and the Lane Company. During his time in Centreville, he was a Cub Master and a youth sports assistant coach. Mr. Barnes enjoyed golfing, fishing, and bowling.
He is survived by his wife, Penny Pursel Barnes; a son, Bradley Barnes and wife, Tamela, of Hurt, Va.; six brothers, Lynn Barnes and wife, Mildred, Everett Barnes and wife, Nancy, Vernon Barnes, Jerry Barnes, Roy Barnes, and Alan Herrod and wife, Silke, all of Lake Wales, Fla.; a sister, Minnie Stewart of Lake Wales; and two grandsons, Ethan Barnes and Evan Barnes.
A memorial service will be conducted 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Piney Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Matt Speck.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall and other times will be at the residence.
The family suggests memorials be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church, Gideon Bibles, or to their favorite charity.
Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna, is assisting the family.