AUSTINTOWN - Carl E. Barnes of Newton Falls passed on Sunday, May 20, 2012, in the Briarfield Manor in Austintown.
Carl was born on May 9, 1933, in Saltlick Township, Fayette County, Pa., the son of Sadie Luella Barnes.
He entered into active duty in the United States Army on April 9, 1953. He served in Germany during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged on April 15, 1955.
On Aug. 20, 1955, Carl E. Barnes and Loretta E. Shaulis were united in marriage in Chicago. The family grew to include two daughters, Robin and Lori.
While in Chicago, Carl was employed as a mechanic for the Sears Service Center. In March 1970, the family relocated to this area when he obtained employment at the General Motors Complex in Lordstown. After 37 years of employment, Carl retired from his position as foreman in the welder maintenance department. He had been a member of the United Auto Workers Local.
Carl had been a member the Newton Falls United Methodist Church.
He enjoyed spending family time camping at West Branch and Wolf Run State Park in southern Ohio or at their cabin in Emporium, Pa. Carl was an outdoorsman who enjoyed the sport of hunting. He hunted various game from rabbit, squirrel, quail and turkey to deer and elk. The family had the opportunity to experience the varied taste of each type of game.
Preceding Carl was his wife, Loretta, on Dec. 20, 2010.
Cherished memories of Carl, will be carried on by his caring family, his daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and Stephen Reph of Berlin Center and Lori and Dale Conley of Newton Falls; and his adored grandchildren, Karl and the triplets, William, Emma and Olivia.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Borowski Memorial Home in Newton Falls, where a service will be held at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Aaron Dowler officiating.
The Trumbull County Veterans Honor Guard will hold a military service to honor Carl in the Pineview Memorial Park in Warren, where Carl will be laid to rest.