Michael Lee Barnes of Jefferson City passed away peacefully Monday, April 9, 2018.
He was born January 1, 1948 in St. Louis, the son of Anna L. (Spinelli) and the late Edwin Ernest Barnes.
He was united in marriage on August 11, 1997 to Denise Elaine Sullivan who survives.
Michael worked in the Nursing Home Industry with Evergreen Management, and with Durham Transportation Services and also owned several businesses while he managed several rental properties in Kansas and Missouri. He was co-owner with his wife Denise of West Ridge Event Center in Centertown.
He was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral where he served as an usher, and was a Board Member with the California Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson City West Side Business Association, and Villa Panorama Condominium Association.
Survivors include his wife, Denise; his mother, Anna Barnes; one sister, Paula Munder, and nieces Pene and Eve Munder. Children: Adam (Shailly) Barnes of New York; Elizabeth (Tom) Zink of Oklahoma; Megan Barnes of Jefferson City; Brian (Samantha) Twenter of Kansas City, Missouri; and Kathleen (Travis) Bunton of Ashland. Grandchildren: Indi, Jack Vir, and Michael (Misha) Barnes; Shelby, Camryn, Ava, and Wyatt Zink; Cooper and Finley Bunton.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph with the Rev. Msgr. Robert A. Kurwicki and Rev. Joshua J. Duncan concelebrating.
Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
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