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William "Billy" Barnett

January 19, 1976 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 43)

William "Billy" Barnett, age 43, of Adrian, MI, passed away unexpectedly, May 8, 2019 He was born January 19, 1976, in Adrian, MI, the son of Eugene & Gloria (Clark) Barnett.  Billy was a passionate hard worker in the roofing trade. He loved to fish and spend time with his family and friends. Billy was an avid pool player and loved to go mushroom hunting. He also loved watching his nieces & nephews grow up. Billy was a very vocal person and always had something to say. He was very caring and loved by many due to his outgoing personality.  Billy is survived by his father, Eugene Barnett, daughter, Gabriele Nichole Vaughn, son, Matthew James Barnett, granddaughter, Lilyanna Pearl Ry'Ann Stoddard, his siblings, Bobbie Jo De La Trinadad, John Barnett, Jr., Michelle Renee Losey and Austin Losey, two aunts, Sharon Clark Jones and Robin Lou Clark, three uncles, Danny Gabriel, Frank Maschino and Joe (Phyllis) Guest, one niece, Parrish Nichole DeForest, three nephews, Jorge De La Trinidad, Damian DeForest and Eddie DeForest, his cousins, Doug Clark, Tammy (Duane) Schwartz, Anthony Watson Clark & Danielle Watson Clark, Larry Clark, Kassadee Clark and Missy Gabriel, special cousins and Barnett Family members.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Barnett, grandparents, Dennis Sr. & Shirley Clark and Grandpa & Grandma Barnett, aunts & uncles, Dennis Clark Jr., Sandy Gabriel, Sharree Maschino and several aunts & uncles on the Barnett side and cousin, Edwin Eugene "Eddie" Clark.  Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI, Burial will follow at Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh, MI. Visitation will also be on Wednesday from 12:00 PM until the time of service at the funeral home.

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