Reeder Howard Barnett, Jr., 81 years old of Russellville, AL passed away December 27, 2018.
Visitation will be Sunday, December 30, 2018 from Noon- 2pm at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville, AL Funeral Service will immediately follow at 2:00pm with Bro. Richard Parker officiating. Burial will be at Franklin Memory Gardens.
Howard was born April 15, 1937 in Exeter, California to Reeder Howard Barnett Sr. and Letha Hammond Barnett.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Sue Pilgrim; and his brother, Harold Barnett.
Howard and his father started Town Hill Truck Stop that he continued to manage for 50 plus years.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Willis Barnett; his children, Teresa Whitmire (Larry) and Greg Barnett (Andrea); his brother, Mickey Barnett; his brother-in-law, Fred Pilgrim; and his grandchildren, Justin Whitmire (Johnette), Joshua Whitmire (Kristen), Chase Barnett, and Mia Barnett.
Pallbearers will be Mike Barnett, Doug Barnett, Olive Pilgrim, Bryan Cole, and Wally Pickett.
In Lieu of flowers the family would like you to please consider donating to the American Parkinson Disease Association, www.apdaparkinson.org, "In honor of Howard Barnett."
Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.
American Parkinson Disease Association
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