Josh Barnes

Alton | Monday, January 17 2011

Josh Barnes, age 34, died at 4:29 pm, Monday, January 17, 2011, at his home.

He was born on June 14, 1976, in Wood River, Il. to the late, Larry Barnes, his mother Carol (Pruitt) Barnes survives.

Josh worked for Southern Towing Company as a Chief Engineer. He enjoyed motorcycles, cars, and living life to the fullest. Josh also enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his two daughters.

He is survived by his mother, two daughters, Acea Raye and Shyanna Rose Barnes; two brothers, Deon Barnes and his wife Bobbie of Wood River, and Wade Barnes and his wife Amy of Alton; his fiancé Amanda Farley of Hartford; a maternal Grandmother Rose Pruitt of Alton Il.; and a paternal grandmother Sylvia Evans of East Alton, Il.

Josh was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm, Thursday, January 20, 2011 at the Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home, in Alton Il., Services will be on Friday, January 21,  2011 at 10 am, at the funeral home, Jack Pruitt will officiate.

Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey, Il. 

Memorials may be made to the Acea and Shyanna Barnes Trust c/o Laclede Community Bank.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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