Herbert Barnes, Jr. Obituary

Herbert Seymour Barnes, Jr.
Herbert Seymour Barnes, Jr.

April 13, 1908 - January 9, 2005
Born in New York, NY
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Seymour Barnes, 96, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2005 at Trinity Center at Luther Park in Des Moines of natural, age related causes. As per Seymour's wishes the body has been cremated and no services are scheduled at this time.

Seymour was born in New York City on April 13, 1908, raised in Redding Ridge, CT, graduated from the University of Connecticut and had been a resident of Des Moines since 1960. He was employed at H.B. Allen Inc. and retired from Keystone Electrical Manufacturing Company in Des Moines. Seymour was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church, and was a frequent and beloved patron of Skip's and Noah's restaurants.

Seymour was preceded in death by his parents, H. Seymour Barnes, Sr. and Sybil Worthington Barnes; his son, Richard Seymour Barnes; his brother, Edward Barnes; and his sisters, Katherine and Sybil Barnes and Nancy Barnes Webbe.

He is survived by his son, Paul Mason Barnes of Ashland, OR and his long time friend and companion, Dorothy McClellan of Des Moines.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Animal Rescue League, 5452 NE 22nd St., Des Moines, Iowa 50313.




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