Jack Dempsey Barnett, 82, long time resident of Dunbar, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. Jack enjoyed working on cars and was a diehard Ford man. He loved watching and attended NASCAR and stock car racing. He was a former driver for Henson Brother and mail delivery.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Reed and Rose Ellen Wolfe Barnett; brothers, Andy Barnett, John "Capp" Barnett, Otho Jesse Barnett and Willard Barnett; sisters, Greta Barnett, Etta Jane Barnett, Ester Coleman, Norma Cunningham and Francis Woodyard; and great-grandson, Kolten Zander Jordan.
Jack is survived by his lifelong companion, Annie Reed Barnett; daughters, Bonnie Taylor of Elkview and Shelia Williams of Sissonville; grandchildren, Kerry and Brandi McClanahan, Annette McCoy, Rick and Angie McClanahan, Jessica and John Haulotte, Crystal and Josh Jordan; and great-grandchildren, Cameron, Jadeine, Corey, Gracie, Izabella, Sophia, Aiden, and Christian; with several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar. Friends may call one hour prior to service at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Holzer Hospice, 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, OH, 45631.
Arrangements are in care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.