Barnes Jr., Dennis “Chopper”, Birch Run, Michigan


Passed away on Friday, January 13, 2012 at Covenant HealthCare-Cooper. Age 45 years. Dennis Barnes Jr. was born on November, 19, 1966 in Saginaw, Michigan to Dennis and Cheryl (Goodrow) Barnes. He married Deborah Molitor on October 2, 1993 in Bridgeport, Michigan. She survives him. Dennis was self-employed in the construction business. He was an avid golfer and was an outdoorsman. Dennis is survived by his wife Deborah; a daughter, Rachel Barnes; his mother, Cheryl (Dennis) Hutton; two sisters, Lynette (Ronald) Bradburn and Jessica (Lee) Ironside; a brother, Michael (Rebecca) Barnes; a step-brother, Dennis (Dawn) Hutton; a step-sister, Denise (Chris) Boyke; his mother and step-father-in-law, Janet and Mark Godi; three sisters-in-law, Jennifer Wachner, Karen (Mike) Whitney and Kathie Molitor and a brother-in-law, Gregory (Sheri) Molitor. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews and his special yorkie, Weez. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Barnes Sr.; his father-in-law, James Molitor and both his grandfathers and grandmothers. Dennis’ Funeral Service will be take place on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at noon at Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Rev. Ignaco Vega will officiate with the burial. Friends may visit with Dennis’ family at the Deisler Funeral Home, on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Barnes Family Discretionary Fund – C/O Deborah Barnes. Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Dennis’ family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.