Charles Richard Barnes, 58 years, of Bryan passed away at 12:11 p.m., Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, with his family by his side. Charles was born November 28, 1959 in Bryan, Ohio, the son of the late Ralph and Betty (Davis) Barnes. He was a 1978 graduate of Bryan High School. While in high school, Charles competed in the 1978 State Wrestling Tournament in Columbus, Ohio. He was just the 2nd wrestler to represent Bryan High School in the State Wrestling Tournament. Charles married Tanya R. Buchs on March 29, 1985 in Bryan. He worked at Chase Brass and Copper as a finish operator for 25 years. He previously worked at Ohio Art for 12 years as a print lithographer. Charles was a member of Bryan First Church of Christ. In his free time, Charles enjoyed spending time with his wife and children and traveling in his RV.
Surviving is his wife, Tanya of Bryan, Ohio; two daughters, Holly (Thomas) Jackson of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with a grandson to be born in September of this year, and Tara (Jonathan) Stumpf of Nashville, Tennessee; brother, Tom (Pam) Barnes of Bryan, Ohio; two sisters, Marilyn (Larry) Sanders of Bryan, Ohio, and Jeanie (Jeff) McCarty of Defiance, Ohio, mothers-in-law, Nancy Edwards and Carol Conklin, both of Bryan, and brothers-in-law, Jim Harrington of Buckley, Washington, and Todd A. (Renee) Buchs of Nolanville, Texas. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; first spouse, Wendy Edwards Barnes, sister, Carol Barnes Harrington; fathers-in-law, Archie Edwards, Richard Buchs and Bud Conklin.
Visitation for Charles Richard Barnes will be held Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home-Lynn Street Chapel, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan. Memorial Services for Charles will be held Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Larry Snavely officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to Bryan First Church of Christ, 129 North Walnut Street, Bryan, Ohio, 43506, Community Health Professionals Hospice, 1215 South Portland Street, Bryan, Ohio, 43506 or to Cancer Assistance of Williams County, 1425 East High Street, Suite 110, Bryan, Ohio 43506.
Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com