PORTSMOUTH – James Lee “PeeWee” Barnes, 67, of the 3400 block of Anglers St. passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 in a local hospital. He was born on June 12, 1944 in Portsmouth to the late James and Helen Barnes. PeeWee was owner and operator of Barnes and Son, Inc.; an excellent Industrial Mechanic and consultant; and the go to guy for Steam Engine problems and repairs.
He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Barnes; two sons, David and James Barnes; two sisters, Sadie Mae Chance and Mary Ann Byrum; and four grandchildren, Carolyne, Tayler, Marylnne, and James Barnes.
A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, March 15, 2012 in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Bennetts Creek Chapel on Wednesday evening from 7 – 8 PM