Merriman Barnes

Merriman Barnes

Friday, July 10th, 2020

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Obituary for Merriman Ralph "Lefty" Barnes (Barnes)

Merriman R. “Lefty” Barnes, 86 died Friday, July 10, 2020 at home in Bristol. He was the son of the late Harry Doyle and Arlene (Barber) Almeida. He was the husband of the late Genevieve “Jinx” (Rego) Barnes.

Lefty was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Local Carpenters Union working in construction for many years before his retirement. He was a “jack of all trades” who enjoyed fishing and quahogging, working on cars, and was proficient in all aspects of construction, which led him to rebuilding his home after a fire. He was a member of the VFW Post 237 in Bristol.

He leaves his children, Cheryl Dahlman of Florida; Merriman R. “Sonny” Barnes II of Warwick and Marlene G. Teixeira of Bristol. He was the loving grandfather of Shayne Barnes, Derrick Barnes, Nicholas Barnes, Andrew Teixiera and the late Crystal Lee Rainey. Great grandfather of Zachary Jarrod Pacheco; Gianna Genevieve Ciccone; Xavier Barnes and Annabel Marie Ciccone.

Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorials Services.
All services will be private. .

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Kim Keegan

Sonny, Patty, and families. So sorry to hear about your dad's passing. I hope all the happy memories you have of him will help you thru this sad and difficult times. Sending prayers and hugs. Please let Jim and l know if there is anything we can do.
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