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Gene Maurice Barnes  

Gene Maurice Barnes

June 24, 1966 – August 26, 2016

Gene Maurice Barnes, age 50, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland on June 24, 1966, Gene was a son of the late Charles T. Barnes, Sr. and Rosemary (Smith) Hitchner. He was a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps. Gene made his career as a landscaper for many years.

He developed a true passion for martial arts and spent many hours both learning about and practicing the sport. In his leisure time, Gene enjoyed creative writing. He adored music of all kinds and according to his family “knew every lyric to every song imaginable.” Gene will be dearly missed by his loved ones and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles, Sr. Gene is survived by his mother, Rosemary; siblings, Charles T. Barnes (Cynthia), Robert Barnes and John Barnes; 3 nieces, Brianna Barnes, Shannon Barnes and Loni Hux; 2 nephews, Robert Barnes, Jr. and Daniel Barnes; 3 great nephews; and a great niece.

Services will be held privately.

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  1. Dee, September 9, 2016

    To the Barnes, family so sorry for your loss. May your family find comfort from scriptures at Revelation 21:3,4. Please be assured that your family will be in our prayers.

    • Brianna barnes, September 9, 2016

      Thank you so much , we need the prayers ..

  2. Officer Newcomb, September 10, 2016

    So sorry to hear about Gene’s passing. I am holding your family in my prayers.

  3. John, September 12, 2016

    Gene will be forever missed..I loved him so much. I don’t know how I’m going to go on without him.
    Gene may God be with you.
    You will always be in our hearts.
    Rest in peace..My Brother.

  4. Cindy McCarraher, September 12, 2016

    Barnes family my deepest Condolences during this time of sorrow,my thoughts and prayers are with the family..God Bless all

  5. Mary (Mimi) Mills, September 12, 2016

    Praying for peace for your family as you go through this tragic loss.


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