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Ted A. Barnes
A Visitation with Family & Friends
Tuesday Evening, April 17, 2018
From 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
First General Baptist Church
2825 South Baltimore Avenue
Decatur, Illinois

A Private Graveside Burial
Graceland Cemetery
Decatur, Illinois

A Memorial Service
Celebrating Ted's Life
Wednesday Morning, April 18, 2018
Beginning at 11:oo am
First General Baptist Church
Decatur, Illinois
Pastor Randall Garrett, Officiating

Ted A. Barnes, 79, Decatur, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2018 at home after a
long battle with colon-rectal cancer.

Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Tuesday April 17, 2018 at First General Baptist
Church (2825 S. Baltimore Avenue Decatur, Il
linois  62521). A private family burial will
be in Graceland Cemetery Wednesday morning. A  Memorial Service to celebrate Ted’s
life will be held 11:00 am. Wednesday at the church. Pastor Randall Garrett will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Cancer Care Specialist of Central Illinois. Tanzyus-Logan
Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

He was born in November of 1938 in Quincy, I
llinois to Fred and Orvetta Barnes. In 1942
the family moved to Decatur. He was educated in Decatur public schools, never missing a
day. He graduated from Decatur High School in 1956.

He enjoyed playing softball, golfing, bowling, making cabinets and formica tops, restor
ing antique items and his Model T. Ted was inducted into the Decatur Bowling Hall of
Fame in 2016. He retired after
twenty-five years in sales from WAND in 2008. He got to
see his CUBS win the World Series and enjoyed going to Spring Training in Mesa.

In 2008, he married Carol Thomas. He leaves his wife, three sons Jeff –
Decatur, Rick
(Cindy) Maroa and Ken (Lisa) Atlanta, I
llinois, sister Joanne Decatur, one step son Mike
Thomas (Bunny) Mt. Zion, mother-in-law Georganna Bailey (Decatur), sister-in-law  Jane
Ryan (Decatur),  brother-in-law Jim (Terry) Bailey, five grandchildren, one great
grandson, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family would like to thank Dr. Mario Velasco and all the nurses and staff for their
wonderful care at Cancer Care,  St. Mary’s doctors and nurses, HSHS Home
Care/Hospice and Jane Ryan.

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