Robert Woodrow "Woody" Barnes passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at the age of 71. He now is able to rest in the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ. His memorial was held Friday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Rockwall, Texas.
Woody is remembered for his involvement in prison ministries throughout Texas. He helped many prisoners turn their lives around through the Achor Restoration Ministries and Kairos program. Woody also helped pioneer the programs Day with Dad, Marriage Seminar and Day with Santa. Woody was also a four-year starter with the Rockwall Yellowjacket football team, co-captaining the 1963 state championship football team, and earning all-state recognition along the way.
Woody is survived by his sister, Beverly Barnes Mummey and husband Buz; his uncle, Clyde Richards and wife Peggy; his aunts, Sarah Redrick and Billie Braly; niece Marissa Clayton and husband Toderick and children Marlie, Macie and Calen; nephew Justin Mummey and children McKenna, Maddox and Coen; and nephew Brandon Jenkins.
"For we believe Jesus Christ died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him." 1 Thessalonians 4:14
Arrangements are by Local Cremation and Funerals, 8499 Greenville Ave., Suite 107, Dallas, TX 75231. 214-343-4040 at 8499
Published on September 14, 2016