Stanley J. Barnes

Published 9:00 am Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Stanley J. BarnesStanley J. Barnes, 86, died peacefully on May 24 with his loving wife by his side. Before retiring, he was a Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor at Laird and Company, Scobeyville, New Jersey.

In his earlier years, he worked for Thompson Fuel Company, Neptune, New Jersey and managed Stan’s Sinclair Gas Station in Belmar, New Jersey. He was also a former member of the Allenhurst Fire Department, Allenhurst, New Jersey. He was a man of honesty and integrity, with his wife and family always his top priority.

Mr. Barnes was a member of the Asbury Park Salvation Army Corps in his youth, the Memorial United Methodist Church, Neptune City, New Jersey and, in later years, the Victoria United Methodist Church, Victoria. Born in Asbury Park, he lived in New Jersey for most of his life, before moving to Virginia in 2001.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Dawn Hope Barnes, as well as his brothers, Gordon Barnes and Gilbert Barnes.

Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Doris K. Barnes, Victoria; his daughters, Kathleen Williams (Wayne) of Lynchburg and Ginger Gero of Point Pleasant, New Jersey; his son, Stanley J. Barnes Jr. (Lori) of Port St. Lucie, Florida; grandsons, Jason Williams, John Williams, William Gero and Pierce Barnes; great-grandsons, Alex and Owen Williams; his brother, Royston Barnes (Paulette) of Victoria, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service is planned for a later date.