Ray Barnes
Virgil Ray Barnes
  • 73 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 25, 1941
  • Place of birth:
    Toledo, Washington, United States
  • Date of passing: Sep 17, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Renton, Washington, United States
Let the memory of Ray be with us forever. A generous man with a giving heart. Ray is greatly missed.

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Virgil Barnes, 73, born on October 25, 1941 and passed away on September 17, 2015. We will remember him forever.

MEMORIAL SERVICE  - http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/tahoma.asp
Date: December 04, 2015
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Tahoma National Cemetary
                18600 SE 240th St, Kent, WA 98042
Time: 2:30pm (approx.)
Location: Lake Sawyer Community Club
               29006 216th Ave. SE Black Diamond, WA 98010

Contact: Doug Barnes drblaw@comcast.net

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Duane Calvin on 2nd December 2015

"Doug and Glen, We are sorry about the loss of your Dad..What a great  Brother Butch was...I remember Butch coming to visit my (Mom), his Aunt Sybil, and my Dad on the farm in Toledo..Butch dressed in his Navy uniform.. We weren't around one another much, but the times we did have together were wonderful... He will be etched in my Heart forever. Love You Brother, Duane & Sandy...."

This tribute was added by Larry (Dick) Batterson on 30th November 2015

"Butch was special and unique in so many ways. When he came to visit a few years ago I would kid him about carrying that big stick. He carried it where ever we went. It really drew some attention to his presence.
  He loved to be outside and enjoy Gods creation. We spoke often on the phone and most of the time religion was the main topic. He really loved the Lord and would often take long walks along the river where he could relax and meditate. Not many people have read the Bible cover to cover four times like he did. He loved to discus the word. There is one thing I know for sure, Butch will spend eternity in heaven. He was a loving and caring brother that we will all miss dearly. I can still hear his voice, and he always made me smile.
Until we meet again.
I love you brother,


This tribute was added by Carmen Johnson on 30th November 2015

"Doug and Glen, as you know my brother Ray ( known to the family as Butch) was one of the sweetest, kindest people I could have ever had the pleasure of knowing. We talked on the phone a lot and he could always bring a smile to my face. We had a lot of fun traveling together to visit our sister Sybil's family in Florida. I have some wonderful memories of our visits together. What a guy! I  miss our great phone calls and times together. He was a wonderful as a child too and he left me with some lasting fun memories of us growing up together.  He was dearly loved. I know you will miss your Dad and I am sorry he left us so soon. Love, Aunt Carmen"

This tribute was added by Susy Raybon on 11th November 2015

"Doug and Glen, So sorry to learn about the passing of your dad. May he forever rest in peace. Susy Preston Raybon (Summerville, SC)"

This tribute was added by Piper Beck on 11th November 2015

"Doug & Family,
    Uncle Butch was truly a gentle, sweet man always caring about others. We are grateful to have known him & will miss him. we are looking forward to the time the Bible mentions in Revelation 21:4
" he (Jehovah) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more".
    May you find comfort in your many memories. Please know that you are in our prayers.
    Love, Terrill & Piper"

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