Scott Richard Barnes


Scott Richard Barnes, 68, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020 at his home.

The son of the late Robert Raymond and Betty Corinne (Simmons) Barnes, he was born January 22, 1952 in Kankakee, Illinois.

Scott is survived by two brothers Gary Barnes of Pinckney, MI, and Tom Barnes of N. Aurora, IL, as well as one niece, Jamie Visel, and two nephews, Justin and Michael Barnes.

Scott was raised in Illinois and was a graduate from Taylorville High School. He then attended the University of Illinois in Champaign, IL. In 1977 Scott moved to his farm in rural Novinger and spent his time row cropping and raising cattle.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, with Pastor Ralph Wheeler officiating. Interment will follow the service at Highland Park Cemetery in Kirksville.

Tom's family will receive friends during public visitation on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from noon to service time at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home.

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