OHIO COUNTY, Ky. — Coy Barnett, 69, of Ohio County, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at his home under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. He was born in Ohio County on Oct. 12, 1950, to the late Samuel J. and Mae Belle Allen Barnett.
Coy was a partner of Barnett and Smith Well Service for 40 years and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where he served as a board member. He was a former member of Barnetts Creek Baptist; deacon, Sunday school teacher, and board member.
Coy loved Jesus and spreading the gospel through his testimony; you could always find him passing out his FBI hats (Firm Believer in Jesus); he enjoyed pulling oil wells and most of all spending time with his family and friends.
Along with his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brothers, Pete Barnett, Albert Clay Barnett; and his sisters, Susie Allen, Barbara Jean Heflin, and Dorothy Ralph.
Coy is survived by his wife of 50 years, Donna Campbell Barnett; his children, Amy (Chris) Lindsey and Cindy (Randy) Crowe; his grandchildren, Samuel, Jacob, Mycah, Ty, Trace, Taylor; his brothers, Bobby Barnett, Wayne (Helen) Barnett, and his twin brother, Roy (Shirley) Barnett; his sisters, Faye Kessinger, Ernestine (Jim) Adams, and Connie (Floyd) Cockrell; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Private graveside services will be Wednesday, March 25, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. A live stream will be available for friends and family on Miller Schapmire’s Facebook page.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Jewraj Maheshwari, Owensboro Cancer Center; Manisha H. Shah, oncology at OSU Columbus, and a special thank you to Hospice of Ohio County.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Building Fund; 88 Mt Carmel Church Rd, Utica, KY 42376.
Miller Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Barnett Share your messages of condolence with the family of Coy Barnett and sign his virtual guest book by going to www.millerschapmire.com.