Rex Barnes

November 4, 1920 - March 12, 2016
Rex Barnes

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Rexford “Rex” Barnes, 95, passed away March 12, 2016 in Hudson. He is the son of the late Delbert and Rita Barnes. Besides his parents is predeceased by son-in-law, Fred Beckman. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy serving in WWII. Family and friends considered Rex a renaissance man, excelling in music, gardening, photography, and storytelling. Rex loved his family and friends dearly and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Jean; sons, Jim and his wife, Brenda and David and his wife, Linda; daughter, Susan; grandchildren, Trevor, Sacha, Liane, Jennifer, Andrew, Evan, Brandon, Brianne and 9 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 pm at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, 7922 FL-52, Hudson. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mark Presbyterian Church at Online condolences may be offered at


Friday, March 18, 2016
12:00 AM

St Mark’s Presbyterian Church - Directions
7922 State Road 52
Hudson , FL 34667

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  • March 16, 2016
    Sylvia Scheer says:
    So sorry for your loss. I'll always remember Rex as the perfect gentleman.

  • March 16, 2016
    Kitty Miller says:
    So sorry to hear of Rex's passing. Praying for the Barnes family.

  • March 17, 2016
    Marleen Ruchotzke says:
    Such a great friend --will miss his love of playing the keyboard with the gang meeting one to two times a month and will miss our fellowship following Church services at St Marks Presb. Church each Sunday. Prayers for his lovely family. Marleen

  • March 24, 2016
    Donna Alagna says:
    Sincere condolences on Rex's passing. He was such a sweet, kind and a perfect gentleman. Very caring. Spoke about his love for his wife and family, and his service to our country. I always enjoyed seeing his smiling face in our waiting room. We will certainly miss him. God bless his family .Sincerely, Dr. Alagna, Donna Alagna and staff.