Kevin Barnes, 67
Dateline: Norton, MA
Kevin Barnes, age 67, of Norton, passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, December 19, 2021. He was the former husband of Lorraine J. (Steele) Barnes of Norton.
Born in Hammond, Indiana on September 16, 1954, he was a loving son of the late Erwin C. and Cecile (Norris) Barnes.
Kevin grew up in Hamden, Connecticut and was a graduate of Hamden High School. He futured his studies and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Southern Connecticut State University.
Prior to retiring, Kevin worked as a car salesman for over thirty-five years in Mansfield. He began his career at the former Mansfield Chrysler Jeep dealership and stayed on after it became Station Chrysler Jeep. He was well liked and respected by his fellow employees and the many satisfied customers he helped put behind the wheel of their new and used vehicles throughout the years.
Kevin’s favorite times by far, were those spent in the presence of his loving family and was ever-so-proud of being a grandfather. He enjoyed socializing with friends at area establishments, playing Keno, throwing darts, playing chess, fishing from his backyard on the Norton Reservoir and being a diehard Jeep enthusiast.
In addition to his former wife, he is survived by his loving and devoted children: Jessica M. Biagi and her husband John of Norton and T. Adam Barnes and his wife Tayla of Brookline. He was the cherished grandfather of Madison Biagi and Kayla Biagi and was the dear brother of the late Mary Susan Rubino.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, December 23rd from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp Street (Off Route 140, Taunton Avenue) Norton. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, Kevin’s family has requested that donations in his memory be made to Beacon Hospice, 182 North Main Street, Fall River, MA 02720, for the exceptional care and kindness he was given.
To send his family a message of condolence, please visit www.nortonmemoril.com