BARNES, Ernest Roy
My Best Friend
June 18, 1932 – October 12, 2007
Roy spent his last hours with his beloved wife Helen Barnes in Arrowsmith Lodge Parksville, BC.
He was pre deceased by his father E. Wicham Barnes, his brother Kenneth E. Barnes Sept 2/07 of Kitimat, BC,Â his first wife Betty Barnes in 1991, grandparents of the Barnes family and the Newell family as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins of both families, all of Victoria, BC.
He was survived by Helen Mary Barnes, son Eric Barnes, daughter Dianna Barnes (Eric Maw), stepchildren Bruce Jeffies, Crystal Dunahee (Bruce), Arthur Jeffies (Becky Williams), Larry Jeffies, Dorothy Arseneault (Chris), grandchildren James Barnes, Patrich Barnes, Monica Barnes, Michael Dunahee, Caitlin Dunahee, Jordan Arseneault, Cody Arseneault, Elliott Jeffies-Banner.
Roy came home to Victoria after Betty’s passing in 1991 and met his best friend of 55 years, his present wife Helen M. Barnes and their love and friendship returned and were happily married for 10 Years.
Roy started in the ROTC after a short career found that his talents lead him to a 33-year career in the Federal Government as a Personal officer. He was also a member of the RCL Branch 49 Parksville and a lover of playing darts.
There will be a viewing Thursday October 18, 2007 at Sands Funeral Chapel 317 Goldstream Av, Colwood, BC. 478-3821, from 6:00-8:00 pm. Memorial Services are Friday October 19, 2007 at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Arrowsmith Lodge, 266 Moilliet St, Parksville, BC V9P 1M9 248-4331 or the Alzheimer’s Society of BC.
Sands ~ Nanaimo • 250-753-2032