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Marvin  Barnes

Marvin Joe Barnes

June 2, 1960 - May 21, 2019
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Obituary

Marvin Joe Barnes, age 58, of Ottumwa passed away May 21, 2019, at his residence. Marvin was born on June 2, 1960 to Phillip and Ada Mae (Davis) Barnes. He graduated from Albia High School, class of 1978, where he received his nickname “Elvis” from his fellow classmates.

Marvin enjoyed going to sprint car races, casinos and mushroom hunting. He truly loved spending time with family and being able travel to Las Vegas and the Philippines with his brother Roland and his wife Jessie.

He is survived by his siblings, Roland (Jessie) Barnes of Ottumwa, Karen (Jerry) Knapp of Lovilia, he is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip and Ada Mae Barnes, and a nephew, JJ Knapp.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Sinnott Funeral Home, Gilbert Chapel in Lovilia with Pastor Merle Pope officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, opening to the public at 10:00 a.m., with Marvin’s family greeting friends until the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in memory of Marvin Joe Barnes to assist with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be left for Marvin’s family at sinnottfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Homes.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday May 24, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday May 24, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Sinnott Funeral Home, Gilbert Chapel - Lovilia
    Address
    1904 N E Ave
    Lovilia, IA 50150
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday May 24, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday May 24, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Sinnott Funeral Home, Gilbert Chapel - Lovilia
    Address
    1904 N E Ave
    Lovilia, IA 50150
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Brenda Schuley

Posted at 12:33pm
So sorry to hear of Marvins passing. He was my first cousin, son of my fathers brother Phillip. He was a very kind and gentle soul & will be missed.
Brenda Barnes Schuley
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John and Marilyn Isley

Posted at 08:11pm
Marvin was not just a friend he was like a brother to me,I have so many memories of him while I was growing up! I'm just gonna say rest in peace dear friend until we meet again...Love Marilyn and John Isley
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