Carl Dean Barnett, of Sparks Rd., Freedom, died Friday December 27, 2019 at Nicholas Noyes Memorial Hospital, Dansville at the age of 86.
He was born November 9, 1933 in LaPorte City, Iowa a son of the late Rev. Clarence and Lucy M. (Miller) Barnett. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He studied at Houghton College, Geneseo and Alfred University.
He was a History teacher at Pioneer Central School for 31 years, retiring in 1991. He was President of the Arcade Faculty Association for two years and was Vice-President of the PTA for a year. He was a member of the Yorkshire Free Methodist Church and taught Sunday School for 20 years.
He is survived by his wife - Roberta (Fiegl) Barnett whom he married August 29, 1958; children - Michael (Monica) Barnett of Dansville, Robert Barnett of N. Tonawanda, Sonja (James) Kane of Wentzville, MO, Bonnita (William) Darcy of Cranston, RI; brothers - Robert (Betty) Barnett of Orchard Park, Al (Evelyn) Barnett of Florida; sister-in-law - Elida Barnett of San Antonio, TX; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings - Glen (Janice) Barnett, Gordon Barnett, Beverly (Margie) Barnett, David (Issie) Barnett, Lucille (Richard) Beach.
Friends may call Thursday January 2, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at W. S. Davis Funeral Home, In., 358 W. Main St., Arcade. Funeral services will be held Friday January 3, 2020 at 11 am in Yorkshire Free Methodist Church, 3172 Main St. (Rt. 39), Yorkshire. Interment will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Houghton.
Memorials may be made to Heritage Christian Services, 275 Kenneth Dr., Rochester, NY 14623-4277, www.heritagechristianservices.org.