George Woodland “Woody” Barnes, Jr.

Princess Anne- George Woodland Barnes, Jr. (Woody) 71, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at his home.

He was born on August 25, 1945 to the late George “Scoot” and Helen Dryden Barnes.  He served in the Army National Guard with the 82nd Airborne.  Woody was a lifetime farmer and a Somerset County school bus driver for 28 years.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.  He was also a member of the Somerset Ruritan, the Somerset County Farm Bureau and St. Peter’s U. M. Church.

Woody is survived by his wife Debbie, sharing 49 years of marriage, sons Woody and wife Ellen Barnes  and Billy Barnes  both of Princess Anne, granddaughters Grace, Sarah and Paige, brother Wayne and wife Terri, sister in laws, Diane Beauchamp, Ellen Dorsey (Robert), Leah Webster and Libby Parks, nephews/nieces Mandi and Megan, Bobby and Tommy, Stephanie, Kenny and Bruce, Jamie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother in laws, Buster Parks and Bruce Webster.

A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Hinman Funeral Home in Princess Anne.  Friends may call on Friday evening at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. and again one hour prior to the service on Saturday.  Pastor David Webster will officiate.  Interment will be at St. Peter’s U. M. Cemetery in Oriole.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. Peter’s U. M. Church, c/o Vicki Laird, 28179 Venton Rd. Princess Anne, MD 21853 or to the ALS Clinic of Salisbury at PRMC Foundation, ALS Clinic, 100 East Carroll St. Salisbury, MD 21801.

8 comments to George Woodland “Woody” Barnes, Jr.

  • BD

    My condolences to the family for your loss. May the promises in God’s word provide you with comfort and strength during this difficult time. John 5:28-29

  • Daphne Hayman

    I am so sorry to hear that Woody has passed away. My memories of him are of a kind and gentle man.
    Thinking of you and your family.

  • Dale E. Watson

    My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • Jack & Mary Lou King

    Our sincere condolences to you and your family. We all have wonderful memories of Woody. No one could be around him and not be aware that a little bit of mischief lurked there. May the wonderful memories and the good times give you and the family comfort you. Our greatest admiration to you for this journey that you have traveled. May the Father grant you comfort. All our love

  • Elias family

    Our condolences to you and your family kids say best bus driver ever.

  • Jeff & Kathi Wantz

    I am so sorry to hear of Woody’s death. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Gene Mason

    To the Family of Mr. Woody Barnes Jr.
    All of us here at Sharp Energy like to offer our sincere Condolences to the Woody Barnes Family. The Barnes have been customers of Sharp Energy for many, many years. He will be missed.
    Gene Mason
    Sharp Energy
    Pocomoke City Md.

  • Dee White

    Sadden today to hear of Woody’s passing, from one of his class mates. Always a smile and nice greeting from your both. My Sincerest Sympathy.

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