November 12, 1929 - July 1, 2017
Rudy Barnett, 87, of Hillsdale, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the Hillsdale Hospital. He was born November 12, 1929 in Carey, Ohio to Branch & Lucille (Watkins) Barnett. Rudy was married September 12, 1947 to Virginia LaRoe and she preceded him in death Feb. 4, 2016.
Rudy was a retired self-employed mechanic, working on electric motors. He attended Riverside Baptist Church in Homer. Rudy had many hobbies but his favorite enjoyment was spending time with his extended family.
Surviving are six children, Marilyn Clapp of Litchfield, Ron (Donna) Barnett and David (Susan) Barnett, both of Mosherville, Rudolph (Judy) Barnett of Hillsdale, Robert (Lillian) Barnett of Homer and Jerry (Cyndi) Barnett of Hillsdale; 24 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and many great great-grandchildren; and a brother, Richard Barnett of Angola.
Rudy was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three daughters, Brenda, Mary Ellen and Linda, twelve siblings and three grandchildren.
Funeral services for Rudy Barnett will be Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 3:00 PM, at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Litchfield with Pastor Jimmy Collins officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset View Cemetery in Jonesville. The family will receive friends for visitation Thursday from 1:00-3:00 PM, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family of Rudy Barnett.
Visitation: Thursday, July 6, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in LitchfieldGet Directions
Funeral Service: Thursday, July 6, 2017 3:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in LitchfieldGet Directions