Robert Hansen Barnes Jr

March 31, 1945 - April 30, 2016

Robert Hansen Barnes Jr

March 31, 1945 - April 30, 2016


Robert Barnes was born in Carmel, CA moved to Yakima, WA and then to Seattle. He graduated from Rainier Beach High School and moved back to California to attend junior college in San Jose.
He is preceded in death by his parents Robert Barnes Sr. and Helen Barnes. Survived by wife Gloria Barnes, daughter Nichole Chunphakvenn, step daughters Anna Gretta Sayles and Heidi Bell Sayles and grandchildren Lily Chunphakvenn and Noveda Sayles. Robert will be extremely missed by his family.
Robert was an excellent guitarist and singer starting at the young age of 11 years old. He hosted open mics and was in a lot of local bands. He was also a sign maker for 40 years with his own business.
Special thanks to Hospice of Whatcom County.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 7th at 2:00pm at Moles Farewell Tributes (2465 Lakeway Dr. Bellingham, WA 98229).

Memorial Service

  • Date & Time: May 7, 2016 (12:00 AM)
  • Venue: Moles Farewell Tributes- Bellingham
  • Location: 2465 Lakeway Dr Bellingham, WA 98229 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (360) -73-3-0510

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9 responses to Robert Hansen Barnes Jr

  1. You were an amazing musician, father, and friend. I have many fond memories of running around your house, being crazy kids with Nichole. You will be missed. <3

  2. I love you so much Robert. I’m not sure I can ever handle you’re being gone, not by my side. I can’t handle being around others at this extreme time of loss. If you can help me from the ‘other side’ please do so…….. I love you forever, please wait for me….

  3. Gloria , Thinking of you at this difficult time.Robert was very entertaining to visit with and we enjoyed listening to his stories.Once again we are so sorry for your loss. John & Wanda

  4. Sorry I missed the service, thanks for the tune “Rogaine” Bobby , glad to have known you ! Sincerest condolences, Best of luck in the future Gloria. Let’s have coffee sometime.

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