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Joe Otis Barnes Jr.

Joe Barnes, 60, of Shelbina, MO, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Hannibal Regional Hospital, in Hannibal, MO.

Joe was born May 20, 1960, in Rochester, MN, the son of Joe Otis and Judith Beneck Barnes.  His mother survives. He was united in marriage to Patty Christoffer on February 18, 1984 in Shelbyville, MO.  She survives.

He is also survived by two children, Christopher Joseph Barnes (Taylor) of Shelbina, MO, and Whitney Malene Dowell (Charlie) of Shelbina, MO; six grandchildren, Isabel Barnes, Ian Barnes, Kember Barnes, Bentleigh and Blaire Johnson and Baylor Dowell; two sisters, Julie Barnes and Jayne Knox.

He was preceded in death by his father, one sister Jackie Altgilbers, and  his mother and father-in-law, Bernice and Laurence Christoffer.

Joe worked for ESS and Chester Bross for many years. He enjoyed spending his free time in his shop fabricating and building. Joe enjoyed riding his motorcycle, was an avid motor sports fan,  and most of all, loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 5 pm at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, MO.  Visitation will be held Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, MO.

Memorials may be made to Neighbors Helping Neighbors or Donor’s Choice.