MONTGOMERY CENTER — Carlton Roger Barnes, age 82, passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 5, 2014 at the Redstone Villa Nursing Home in St. Albans.
Carlton was born Dec. 2, 1931 in Montgomery the son of the late Clayton Barnes Sr. and Lona (Kennett) Barnes.
Carlton was a lifelong resident of Montgomery Center where he worked on the family farm for many years. Along with farming, Carlton loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and cutting firewood. He was a member of the Lincoln Lodge FandAM #78 and had received his 50-year pin.
He is survived by a sister, Audrey LaFlame and her companion, Stuart Peck of Enosburg Falls; two brothers, Clayton Barnes Jr. of Georgia and Robert Barnes Sr. and his companion, Myrna Flanagan, of Highgate; his nieces and nephews, Maryellen Comtois and her husband, Maurice; Jeffrey Barnes and his wife, Jessica, Beverly Mayotte, Robert Barnes Jr. and his wife, Cindy, Judy Picininni, and William Barnes and his wife, Crystal; many great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Avenue, Enosburg Falls with Pastor Patrick Hoadley officiating. Interment will be this spring in the Montgomery Center Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the funeral.
For those who wish, contributions in Carlton’s memory may be made to the Lincoln Lodge # 78 FandAM, C/O Eli Gabuzda, P.O. Box 763, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450.
Private messages of condolence may be sent to Carlton’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com