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Coach David Barnes

January 3, 1960 August 17, 2019
Coach David Barnes
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Coach David Barnes, age 59, of Eddyville, formerly of Princeton KY, and Owensboro, KY, passed away Saturday August 17, 2019 at Baptist Health Madisonville. Coach Barnes had entered his 36th year of coaching football. He began his coaching career at Murray High and then moved on to Daviess County as an assistant and eventually head coach. In 2006 he moved to Caldwell County where he has been the head coach for 14 years. He has been an educator for 36 years, a devoted husband for 29 years and a loving father. He is a caring friend, mentor and person. When not on the football field, he enjoyed spending his time on the lake with his close friends and family.

Coach Barnes is survived by his wife of 29 years, Rachael Barnes of Eddyville; one son, Will Barnes and wife Sarah of Eddyville; his father William M. Barnes of Fredonia and one brother, Mark R. Barnes and wife Jackueline of Mississippi.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Flora Evelyn Riley Barnes.

Memorial visitation will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Morgan's Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington St., Princeton, KY 42445.

Memorial service will be held Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 3:30pm at the Caldwell County High School Gymnasium. Main doors to the gymnasium will be open at 2:30pm.

Charitable contributions may be made in memory of Coach Barnes to: Vanderbilt Parkinsons Disease Research Fund, ATTN: Chelsea, 1161 21st Avenue South, Medical Center North, A-0118, Nashville, TN 37232 or First Southern Bank, Attn: Coach David Barnes Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 379, Princeton, KY 42445.

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Memorial Visitation




4:00 PM 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/20/2019 8:00:00 PM
Morgan's Funeral Home

301 W Washington St.
Princeton, KY 42445

Morgan's Funeral Home
301 W Washington St. Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Memorial Service




3:30 PM 8/21/2019 3:30:00 PM
Caldwell County High School Gymnasium

350 Beckner Lane
Princeton , KY 42445

Caldwell County High School Gymnasium
350 Beckner Lane Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Vanderbilt Parkinsons Disease Research Fund

ATTN:Chelsea, 1161 21st Avenue South
Meical Center North, A-0118
Nashville , TN 37232

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