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Walter Jennings Barnett

February 17, 1936 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 85)



Walter Jennings Barnett of Mogadore, Ohio, passed away at his home February 10, 2022, with his family by his side.  He was 85.  He was born in Cowen, West Virginia on February 17, 1936, to the late Robert and Lassie (Sills) Barnett.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant child; three brothers; two sisters; and his grandson.

Retired from the Ford company, he worked as a metal finisher and was very knowledgeable at his job.  His passion was gardening.  He also enjoyed ice fishing and time spent with his family, who he loved and adored.

Unforgettable memories will be cherished by those who survive; his wife, Vada Barnett; daughter, Trish (Tony) Pugh; son, Jennings (Corinne) Barnett; grandchildren, Jorden Barnett, Joshua Kerlee, Nicholas Petrillo; great-grandson, Killian Kerlee; three sisters; and four brothers. 

In honoring Walter’s wishes, no visitation or services will be held. Please share prayers, special memories, and condolences for the Barnett family during this tender time by visiting:, who was entrusted with Walter’s care and privileged in assisting his family.

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