Ivan Richard Barnes, age 51 of Jay, passed from this life on November 23, 2021. He was born to Ivan and Carolyn (Henson) Barnes, on December 14, 1969.
Ivan was a Handyman by trade, but his most memorable talent was his love of playing music. He was known for playing the guitar and drums, but had the musical talent to play almost anything. His grandchildren played a very important role in his life. One of the most precious people in his life was his grandson Mason, with whom he was very close and was his biggest fan.
Ivan is preceded in death by his father Ivan Ray Barnes, an uncle Tom Barnes, and an aunt Wylena Barnes.
He is survived by his mother Carolyn Henson, one son Ivan Barnes Jr. of Colcord, OK, daughters Kendra Raper and husband Shane of Gentry, AR, Kristen Shambaugh and husband Cayle of Jay OK, and Kaitlyn Barnes of Colcord, OK. and bonus daughter through friendship, Ashley Sanders. Grandchildren include Mason Downing, Roman Raper, and Ian Raper. Sister Dalena Gifford and husband Danny, sister Lisa Gillette and husband Justin, sister Renee Yount and husband Travis, brother Robert Barnes. Uncle Henry and wife Tina, uncle Willard and wife Carol, aunt Eva and husband Bill, and aunt Deloris.
Memorial services will be 5 p.m., Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at the Worley Luginbuel Funeral Chapel in Jay, OK.