John Walter Barnes
(1981 - 1998)

John Walter Barnes

North Carolina, United States of America
September 12, 1981

North Carolina, United States of America
August 23, 1998

John played baseball for as long as I can remember. He loved to go to the beach and hang out with his friends. He was very active in his family life and spent a lot of time with our dog Buck. He played the trumpet. He once told me he wanted to be an Oceanographer.
This site is dedicated to John Barnes. He was my brother, a son, a grandson, a nephew, a cousin and a friend. He loved traveling. He enjoyed going to the beach and hanging out with his friends. The first and only job he had was at the Dixie Drive In. He loved playing with our dog Buck. He was an excellent baseball player and one hell of a trumpet player. He was intelligent and gorgeous. He had it all going for him. He was the best big brother I could ever ask for.

‎"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up -- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had."- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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I sure miss you. I talk to your aunt a lot because it helps make our time together seem more real. Not a day goes by that you're not on my mind, also ask myself ALOT what I could've done, and I know the answer to my own question. Things are definitely not the same without you. There are so many people that miss you. My pain is no greater than theirs. Wish I could see your face one more time. Go back to the beach, go back to my birthday. Just turn back time. I love you forever and always John W. Barnes. Xoxo :) love me!
Thanks melissa for setting this memorial page up. I know your brother is extremely proud of you & I'm sure he is watching over you sweetie. :)
Kayla Rowland (friend)
February 5th, 2015
dana grice (friend)
February 4th, 2015
Hey John, I am a very good friend of Melissa's.
In fact she is like a sister to me. I never met you but if your anything like she is . "Which I am sure you are". I wish I could have met you. Happy Birthday , I am sure it's peaceful and indeed rewarding. Bless you and Rest in peace . -April Strum
April Strum (Friend of Melissa )
September 12th, 2012
Melissa, this is a great site for your brother. It is really nice to know that so many people loved him and will always remember the good times they had with him. I may have never known him, but if he was anything like you, then I know he was awesome. Love you girl!
Valesa McMillan (Friend of Melissa)
September 11th, 2011
I love and miss(today and every day) this wonderful young man, aka my nephew. I think of him each day and look forward to a wonderful reunion in heaven one day :)
June Mangum (Aunt)
August 23rd, 2011
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"rip John till we met again miss n love u"
jean bozeman
February 5th, 2015
"My life will never be the same without him. Not a day goes by that you are not on my mind. I love and miss you very much john walter Barnes! Wish you were here. Melissa this is a wonderful memorial page. Hope you and your family are doing well."
Kayla Rowland
February 5th, 2015
"He was a good friend n good person.."
dana grice
February 4th, 2015
"I love you and miss you so much John. You will b in my heart forever."
Aunt Chris Barnes/Deese
February 4th, 2015
"I love n miss u everyday john! life just dont seem fair sometimes! oh the times when u were a baby that cuddling time when u came to nannies where the best times oh how i loved them! sometimes i often talk to u! wish i could turn bk time i would!"
Felisa Moore
August 25th, 2010
"I dont remember everything as clearly as I would like to! BUt I do remmber u were a Great Cousin almost like my brother! I just know me & melissa Msed having u around to play with & yeach s things! Miss u & love u always! Ur foeever with us!"
Laura Green
June 14th, 2010
"mellisa this is an awsome memorial it brought tears to my eyes as i read over it n this is an awsome way to keep his memory alive"
justin wright
June 13th, 2010
"cousins forever"
Josh Wright
June 11th, 2010
"I love you."
Melissa Barnes
June 10th, 2010

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