Billy Ray Barnett


Billy Ray Barnett, 82, of Pinson, formerly of Parrish, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, from 1 until 3 p.m. at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel in Birmingham.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel. Earl Barnett will officiate.

Barnett retired from CSX Railroad as a locomotive engineer. He loved coaching girls’ softball and planting gardens. He truly loved his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Kennedy Barnett; parents, Lessie Usrey Barnett and Chesley A. Barnett Jr.; son, Billy Scott Barnett; and daughter, Donna Barnett Wright.

He is survived by his daughters, Jenni Falkner (Kevin) and Jill Barnett; sister, Patsy Argent; brothers, Henry D. Barnett (Delores) and Chesley A. Barnett III (Jayne); six grandchildren, Robert Russell (Kristi), Kathryn Leatherwood (Brandon), Kara Wright, Chelsea, Patrick and Jenna Falkner; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Ridout’s Trussville Chapel, Birmingham; 205-655-2173