July 21, 1943 ~ July 17, 2021

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Charles Ray Barnett, 77, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro on July 21, 1943 to the late Cecil Virgil, Sr. and Mary Rose Roby Barnett. Charles worked in Sanitation for LJ Purcell for 10 years. He attended West Point Baptist Church and Eaton Memorial Church. Charles liked staying busy and doing mechanic work. In his free time, he enjoyed watching westerns and listening to country music.

Along with his parents, Charles is preceded in death by 7 siblings.

Charles is survived by his wife of 46 years, Doris Barnett.

Services will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until the time of service at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Barnett. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Charles Ray Barnett and sign his virtual guestbook by going to


Visitation: July 22, 2021 12:00 pm - July 22, 2021 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Service: July 22, 2021 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

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  1. R.I.P. Ray ….we are going to miss you ..the kids love seeing you ..i am going to miss the times you stop me in the street and ask about my family are always careing about others would do alot for others and never ask for a knew my whole family . You grew up with my daddy James Mourning..i hope you are danceing in the sky ..Miss you ..Debbie Calhoun

  2. Prayers for the family of Ray 🙏. He will be missed at Eaton Memorial Baptist. Bro. Dennis McFadden

  3. Hey Charels,you are going to be missed dearly.Thankyou for the oportuitie,to have you as a wonderful neighbor,and a great friend Till we meet again,astalavista,Charlie Brown.!!!💔🙏

  4. So sorry to hear about Charlie although we haven’t seen him in a long time he was a very nice person always friendly

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