BEDFORD – Danny Barnett, 76, Bedford, passed away at 9:25 p.m. Sunday, November 20, at Dunn Memorial Hospital.
Born August 2, 1929, in Mitchell, he was the son of Lingle and Nora (Terry) Barnett. He married Helen L. Lindley September 1, 1951, and she survives.
He retired from GM Powertrain, graduated in 1949 from Mitchell High School and attended Indiana University. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bedford.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving: wife, Helen L. Barnett, Bedford
son, Barry Gene Barnett, Mitchell
sister, Ruth Chastain, Mitchell
His parents; brothers, Lester and Menlo Barnett; and sister, Eldena Gabbert, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 23, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Warren Purcell, Rev. Mike Williams, and Rev. Glenn Hamer officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Honorary casketbearers: Roy Fortner, Don Box, Ray Merry, and Watson Pearson.
Casketbearers: Gordon Harris, Burl Terrell, Henry Clouse, Bill Mullis, Roy Lamb, and William “Skip” Mathews.