In memory of

Richard Barnett

March 11, 1967 - December 17, 2019
From: Sac City, IA
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Richard Barnett

Born: March 11, 1967
Died: December 17, 2019
Age: 52
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   Rich “Barney” Barnett, age 52 of Sac City, IA, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge, IA, after a courageous fought battle with cancer. Richard Allen Barnett was born on March 11, 1967, in Atlantic, IA, to parents Rex and Marjorie Schneider (Odle). He grew up and went to grade school there and graduated from Atlantic High School with the Class of 1985.

   Rich enlisted into the National Guard while still in high school in 1984 and served for nineteen years. During that time he was a Transportational Operator, a mechanic, and an Ammo Section Chief.

   On June 23, 2007, Rich married the love of his life, Jessica Radloff, in Lake View, IA. Together, they shared six children: Kyle, Tatum, Tanner, Tyne, Trey, and Tabor. Rich and Jesse bought a house and  moved to Sac City in 2011. He was a truck driver for Goettsch Dispatch out of Galva, IA.

   Rich loved being outside and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He liked to build things and was very handy that way. Rich was a great cook and loved using his smoker to smoke food. He was very involved with his family. He always made sure to attend their school and sporting events.

   Rich enjoyed listening to 70’s music as well as country. He loved the Iowa Hawkeyes and Pittsburgh Steelers and made it a point to watch them on TV whenever he could. He could light up a room with his upbeat attitude and was always sure to add in some sarcasm. Rich wore his heart on his sleeve and anyone who knew him would agree. At the same time, if you knew Rich, you would also know that he wasn’t afraid to speak his mind if he saw fit. Rich’s smile, laugh, and genuinely caring ways will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

   Those left behind to cherish Rich’s memory include his wife Jessica Barnett of Sac City; children: Kyle (Shiloh) Barnett of Des Moines, IA, Tatum (Chom) Thammavongsa of  Early, IA, Tanner Hardman of Wall Lake, IA, and Tyne, Trey and Tabor Barnett of Sac City; brother Gene (Patty) Barnett of Storm Lake, IA; many extended family members and friends.

   Rich was preceded in death by his parents, Rex and Marjorie Schneider; grandparents George and Imo Odle; and brother Greg Barnett.

SERVICES
Memorial Service
2:00 p.m., Monday
December 23, 2019
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa
OFFICIATING
Reverend Don Pobanz
VISITATION
ONE HOUR Prior to Service
1:00 p.m., Monday
December 23, 2019
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa
INTERMENT
In the Family's Care

Condolences

Monday, December 23, 2019 at 9:09 AM
“I am so sorry for your lost. It has been many years since the last time I talk to Richard. But when we talk it was a joy to hear how things were going great for him. And how the old town had change in a lot from are a school day. My the Lord give you the peace during this hard time”
- Tom Keil
Friday, December 20, 2019 at 9:25 AM
“I am very sorry to hear of Rich’s passing. May your memories of all the good times help you through this. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. RIP Rich 🙏🙏😇😇”
- Julie Mathias
Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:34 PM
“Sorry to hear of Rich's passing. He is now pain free. RIP Rich. ”
- Bobbi & Keith Lohr
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