Aaron S. Barnes

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Born: February 9, 1985
Died: August 24, 2011
Age: 26 years old

Aaron S. Barnes, 26, of 1465 E. Myrtle St. Canton, IL passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 8:15 am at his residence.

He was born February 9, 1985, in Houston, Texas, the son of David Lynn Barnes and Kimberley Schisler. Aaron married Amanda Bowton on May 14, 2005 in Canton. She survives.

Also surviving are his mother, Kimberley Schisler of Canton; two children, Emmalynne Barnes and David Barnes both at home; one brother, Corey Barnes of Peoria; maternal grandparents, Gale and Gloria Schisler of London Mills; maternal grandmother, Carolyn Stevens of Galesburg; paternal grandmother, Dalphna Barnes of Texas; father and mother in law, Tim and Tammy Bowton of Canton; one niece, Melody Barnes; and his grandmother-in-law, Bertha Newlan of Canton.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Aaron was a student at Spoon River College and had served in the US Army as an E-3, serving two tours of duty in Iraq.

He was a member of both American Legion Posts #16 of Canton and #644 of Fairview.

Aaron was a loving father, husband, and friend to many and always brought a smile to everyone's face.

Services will be Monday, August 29th at 1:00 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton.

Memorials may be made to an education fund for his children c/o Wells Fargo Bank of Canton.

To view Aaron's memorial tribute or send online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com.

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Sedgwick Funeral Homes

341 E Fort St
Farmington, IL
Phone: (309) 245-2452