Obituary of Stewart Thomas Barnes
Mr. Stewart Thomas Barnes, husband of Maryann Doran Barnes, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the age of 74. He was born on the 11th of September, 1945, in Princeton, NJ, to the late Thomas William and Evelyn Stewart Barnes. Stewart was a US Navy veteran. He was an accomplished carpenter and worked many years as a general contractor. He moved from Lebanon Township in NJ to Clarksville, where he enjoyed canoeing, kayaking, and fishing on the lake. His other hobbies included woodworking, drawing, and traveling, but being with his children and grandchildren was what he treasured most.
Stewart is survived by his wife, Maryann; daughters, Kelly Anne Barnes (Jeff Yau) of Pearland, TX and Kate Lynn Barnes (Jack Rosenthal) of Denver, CO; grandchildren, Elizabeth, James and Baby Nitro; sister, Beverley Barnes of Mechanicsville, NY and in-laws, James and Van Loc Doran, Veronica and Warren Westbo and John and Cindy Doran.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 7 at 11:00 AM, at St Bernard of Clairvaux Church Cemetery in Bridgewater. Family and friends will be gathering, beginning at 10:00 AM, at the Kearns Funeral Home, 103 Old Highway 28 in Whitehouse. A memorial service will be held at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Clarksville, VA at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church or the Mecklenburg County YMCA. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wclfh.com.