Oscar "Red" Barnett, age 78, resident of Greenwich died unexpectedly due to a stroke, Saturday, May 18, 2019 in Cleveland Metro Hospital.
Born on July 9, 1940 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Lacey and Dora Barnett, he was a resident of Greenwich for 50 years. Red was a employee of Plymouth Locomotive and a member of the House of Fellowship. He loved coon hunting, fishing, playing rook and browsing flea markets and garage sales. Through his Faith he was a 5 year cancer survivor.
Red is survived by his wife Evelyn (Shepherd) Barnett, whom he wed on September 29, 1962; five sons, Ed Scott Barnett of Tiro, Oscar (Ann) Barnett of Tiro, Trent Barnett of Greenwich, Conway Barnett of Greenwich, Wesley (Linsey) Barnett of Willard; three daughters, Lacella (Charlie) Lillo of Shelby, Jennifer (David) Beverage of N. Fairfield Suanna Barnett of N. Fairfield; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Barbara (John) Hale, Wanda Cook, Maxine Peterson; seven brothers; Willis (Linda) Barnett, Bobby Barnett, Ellis (Sharon) Barnett, William Barnett, Monroe (Tammy) Barnett, Wayne (Patty) Barnett, Leonard (Janet) Barnett; two brother-n-laws Henry Hale and Tony Shepherd; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He is proceeded in death by his parents; sisters, Bonny Hale, Betty Shepherd, Bethel (Abraham) Shepherd and Pearly (Nick) Tuttle.
Friends may call at the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory in Shelby from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Funeral services will immediately follow at 1:00 PM. David Beverage & David Montgomery will officiate with internment held at Edwards Grove Cemetery in Greenwich.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family.