JUNE 29, 1936 – JANUARY 28, 2019
Ernest was born in St. Louis, MO and attended Sumner High School and Washington University. While serving in the U.S. Airforce, he attended Oxford University.
In 1962, he began work at Sverdrup & Parcel as an Engineer in Structural Design and retired as an Engineer/Draftsman at Xerox in Penfield, NY.
Ernest passed away January 28, 2019. He was predeceased by his parents, Clarence and Mattie Barnes; his wife, Juanita. Ernest is survived by his wife, Ann; 2 children, Michael (Layla) Barnes and Marcus Barnes; 2 step-children, Jeremy (Sarah) Clowe and Kimberly (George) DeVoe; sibling Joan Parham, Ronald (Patricia) Barnes and Thomas (Hazel) Barnes; many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and loving members of Juanita James’s and Ann's families.