Robert C. “Bob” Barnes, age 81, of Delta, passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. Prior to his retirement, Bob had been a loading specialist in commercial trucking and had also worked as an automotive service technician for many years.
Bob was born in Toledo on August 17, 1933, the son of Brice and Leona (Moran) Barnes. On December 20, 1971 he married Connie Miller, and she survives. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 20. He enjoyed collecting stamps and coins, NASCAR, traveling, working on cars, and all animals. However, his first love was spending time with his family.
Surviving is his wife, Connie, of Delta; children, son, Michael Barnes of Toledo, son, Robert W. Barnes of Toledo, daughter, Tammy (Rick) Tressler of Delta, daughter, Kimberly Heath of Walbridge, OH, daughter, Crystal (Joe) Betts of Fredricksburg, VA, son, Ken (Aymie) Barnes of Okolona, OH; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Bryce (Shirley) Barnes of Toledo, and Gerald Barnes of Toledo. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Ester Campbell and son-in-law, Robert Heath.
Funeral services will be private. Grisier Funeral Home in Delta has been entrusted with arrangements.