Robert “Paul” Barnes

Services for Robert “Paul” Barnes, 56, Osage City, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at 4:30 p.m. in the Barkley Cemetery, south of Osage City.

Mr. Barnes died Friday, May 05, 2017, at his home.

He was born August 4, 1960, in Lawrence, the son of William Leslie and Delores Beulah Acton Barnes. He attended Lawrence High School.

Mr. Barnes worked for the City of Lawrence in the solid waste division for 22 years. He enjoyed raising horses, helping friends with cattle, taking motorcycle rides in the country, barbecuing, helping elderly people, and spending time with friends and family.

He married Nancy Rae Hoffpauir, April 21, 1982. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include, sons, Gordon Long and wife Anette of Kansas City, MO, Mark Long and wife Susan of Kansas City, MO, Paul Long and wife Clarie of Lawrence, KS; sisters, Frances Juanita Newby of Crystal City, MO, Sandy Sue Lewis and husband Robert of Ozawkie, KS, Norma Jean Mayfield of Nelson, NE, Nancy Lynn Barnes of Lawrence, KS; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Leslie Frank Barnes in 1986.

Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.