Jacob Barnes, 37, passed away August 5th, 2020, at St Francis Medical Center in Tulsa, OK.
Jake was born October 21, 1982, in Lawrence, KS to Karen (Hart) and Jerry Barnes.
He was a 2001 graduate of Baldwin High School and a 2009 graduate of Johnson County Community College.
On November 25, 2006, he married Denni Stout. Together they had a son, William Otto Barnes.
He was proud to represent Emery Sapp and Sons as a Project Superintendent.
Jake loved this family, music, travel and fine food. He was an accomplished chef in the kitchen and a pit master at the grill and smoker. He had an unrivaled ability to converse, razor-sharp wit and an infectious laugh.
He was a fierce friend with longtime relationships that meant the world to him.
Jake will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.
The family will receive friends at 2 pm Saturday, August 29th at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. (Covid restrictions observed)
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.
Messages & Condolences
Karen and Joe, our hearts are breaking for you! Praying Jake’s rest will be peaceful! Much love and big hugs to you both!
Karen, so sorry for the loss of Jake. Thinking of you.
Karen and all of Jake’s family, I am SO sorry to hear this! I think of you often and to lose a child is absolutely heartbreaking. I am lifting all of you in prayer.
Karen, and family. So Sorry to hear of your loss. I know Jake was the pride of your life, and will be missed terribly. My heart hurts for you and your family. Sending my prayers.
My thoughts and prayers are with all Jake’s Family. I worked with Jake and can say he will be deeply missed by ALL of his ESS family.
Words can not say enough in times like this!
Karen, I am so sorry to hear about your son. My prayers. Are with you all. Teresa Hattabaugh Creek
To Jake entire family he will be missed. I will personally miss his laugh, he was a character.
Miss you Jake Dog it was a pleasure to lay streets with you back in the day and establish a friendship.
I still see Jake as that sweet two year old my dad carried on his shoulders around the block in Centerville at granny’s house the first time we met him. Constantly chattering away. Our cousin-in-love. We all loved him so very much. Praying a peace that passes all understanding for his family during this time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Jake’s family and friends. Jake was one of the cutest little boys we ever knew. I hope this time of quiet peace heals the hearts of all who knew and loved him. We know he will be missed by all.
Jake was an amazing young man so much going for him. Jake always helped who ever he could ,he took life by the horns & worked his butt off always. Jake you will be missed truly by so many of us. May peace be with all the family near & far. My thought’s & prayers are with you all . Terri Schendel
Karen, Joe, and Family. So sorry for your loss of your child. I can’t imagine the loss. My god be with you and comfort your family at this very difficult time. Prayers for you all !
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