Eric Dean “Bones” Barnett, 69, of North Vernon, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.
Born July 26, 1952, in Columbus, he was the son of the late William and Gloria Bails Barnett. He married Debra Gieseking on July 4, 1992, in Jackson County; she survives.
Eric worked for Faurecia as a welder for 23 years before retiring in 2015. He enjoyed hunting, racing, riding four-wheelers, and doing mechanic work.
He is survived by his wife, Debra Barnett of North Vernon; sons, Eric (Jenni) Barnett of Brown County and Kegan Barnett of North Vernon; daughters, Kallie Barnett of North Vernon and Allison (McKinley) Lucas of Commiskey; brothers, Gary Barnett of Jackson County, Sam (Corin) Murphy of Indianapolis, and Jeff Barnett of Columbus; sisters, Chris (Terry) Young of Rushville, Dianna Combs of Shelbyville, and Mickey (Timmy) Streeval of Edinburgh; grandchildren, Harper Barnett of North Vernon, Gage Barnett and Josh Barnett both of Brown County; and great grandchild, Ami Newman of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter, Jerrica Barnett.
A visitation for Eric will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon.
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