Samuel Richard Barnett
Last updated 10/26/2020 at 4:47pm
Samuel Richard Barnett, 79, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.
His parents were Samuel Barnett and Mary Holden Mackey. He lived most of his life in Transylvania County. In addition to his parents, his wife of 43 years, Joanne Allison Barnett, and his brother, Eddie Barnett, also preceded him in death.
He served in the United States Army and did a tour in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Bronze Star for bravery.
He worked at Liberty Life Insurance for many years.
He is survived by one son, Rick Barnett (Christy), of Alpharetta, Ga.; stepdaughters, Anita Cagle (Larry) and Rhonda Ho...