Carroll County Times

Dale B. Barnes Sr., 79, of Westminster

Dale Burnell Barnes Sr., 79, of Westminster, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Transitions Healthcare in Sykesville.
Born Dec. 15, 1933, in Finksburg, he was the son of the late Claudia Shaffer and John R. Barnes. He was the husband of Mary A. Barnes, who died April 29.
Before retiring, he was a driver for the State Highway Administration and also a carpenter doing home improvements. He was a member of the Moose Lodge No. 1381, Eagles of Littlestown and American Legion Post No. 31. He enjoyed dancing.
Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Stacey and Barry Trumpower, of Littlestown, Pa.; grandchildren Shane Trumpower, of Hanover, Pa., Heather Coffman and husband Nate, of Spring Grove, Pa., and Sean Barnes, of Florida; great-grandchildren Skyelin, Emma and Lane Coffman, all of Spring Grove; and companion Irene Brooks, of Westminster.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster.
Services and interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Road, Timonium, MD, 21093; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
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