Roy "Jim" J. Barnes

August 4, 1939 ~ November 5, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Roy "Jim" Barnes Obituary

DOYLESTOWN – Roy J. “Jim” Barnes, age 84, passed away on November 5, 2023.

Born in Wadsworth, OH on August 4, 1939 to the late Ralph and Velma (Arman) Barnes, Jim had been a life resident of the Doylestown and Easton areas. A graduate of Doylestown High School, Jim served in the U.S. Navy and went on to retire from Cummings Diesel. After retirement, Jim also worked for Wooster Motor Ways and Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home. He attended Grace Church in Norton and loved to work on restoring his 1973 Volkswagen Beetle.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Richard Barnes; brother-in-law, Larry Hagenbaugh; and sister-in-law Pat Barnes. Jim is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joyce; children, Carla (Bruce) Johnson of Norton, and Brian (Christine) Barnes of Medina; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Corrine Hagenbaugh of Doylestown; brother, David K. Barnes of Newton Falls, OH; many nieces, nephews, other family, and friends.

A memorial service will be held on January 6th, 2024 at 1 p.m. at Grace Church, 3970 Cleveland Massillon Rd., Norton, OH 44203.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant View Health Care Center, 401 Snyder Ave, Barberton, OH, 44203 or Traditions Health Hospice, 207 Portage Trail Extension W., Cuyahoga Falls, OH, 44223.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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Memorial Service
January 6, 2024

1:00 PM
Grace Church
3970 Cleveland Massillon Rd
Norton, OH 44203
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Pleasant View Health Care Center
401 Snyder Ave., Barberton OH 44203

Traditions Health Hospice
207 Portage Trail Extension W., Cuyahoga Falls OH 44223


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