Teddy L. Barnes, 80, passed away on Saturday, October 02, 2021 after a short illness at Marietta
Memorial Hospital. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends. Teddy was a lifelong
resident of Marietta. He was born September 10, 1941, to Gibson and Laura Barnes.
He married Patsy Jean Smith, in 1964 and they were married 36 years until her death in 2000.
He was married to Rebecca Jo Drayer until her passing in 2005 and is currently married to
Cynthia E. Barnes.
He is survived by his sisters Sue (Tom) Upright, Joy (Mike) Durnell, Jan Hamilton; brother Tim (Connie) Barnes; His 6 Children, son Jeffrey (Mary Jane Hinton) Barnes, daughter Joni (Chris) Doepp, stepsons Tanner and Conner Ogle, stepdaughter Katherine (James) McGeary, stepson Nicholas Simon; grandchildren Michael Barnes, Jimmy Hoff, Casey and Jamie Beardsley, Misty Vincent, Corey Doepp; James, Micheal, Matthew, and Justin McGeary; seven great-grandchildren as well as multiple nieces and
nephews. He enjoyed spending time with each and every one of them. He is preceded in
death by his parent Gibson and Laura Barnes, brother Jon Barnes and brother-in-law Scotty
Teddy served in the FBI and was a veteran of the U.S. Airforce. He took great pride in his work
on Airforce One. He retired after 25 years from AMP Ohio, Gorsuch generating station as an
Instrument and Electrical Supervisor and Superintendent. He worked 15 years as a Field
Engineer for United Conveyor of Waukegan, Illinois. He taught Instrumentation at Washington
County Career Center and Worked 5 years at the Marietta Walmart where he enchanted the
children by being their Santa and Easter Bunny several years in a row.
He was a very warm and loving brother, father, husband, friend and neighbor. In his spare
time, he would volunteer in the community and was a member of Civitan. He was loved by
everyone and will be dearly missed!
Visitation will be held at Robert’s Funeral Home 27880 State Route 7, Marietta, OH, on
Wednesday Oct 6 from 4 to 7 PM and Thursday Oct 7 from 10 AM until the time of the service at 11 AM. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Please send special thanks and memorial
donations to Marietta Home Health & Hospice 450 Pike St., Marietta, Ohio 45750.