Barnes Lenny Obituary, Death –In a bittersweet moment of both grief and fond remembrance, the family of Lenny Barnes sadly announces his peaceful passing at the age of 82. Surrounded by loved ones, Lenny bid adieu to this world on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at the Berri Hospital.
As the news of his departure reverberates through the hearts of those who knew him, Lenny’s life story shines bright with love, family, and cherished moments .Lenny Barnes was a man who encapsulated the essence of love, family, and devotion. He shared a beautiful journey through life with his beloved wife, Mary, their bond a testament to enduring commitment and companionship. Lenny’s legacy is further enriched by the love he bestowed upon his children: Janet and Gerry, Neil and Cindy, Gaynor and Johnny, Bruce and Tanya.
As a father, his unwavering support, wisdom, and love shaped the lives of his children, laying the foundation for the remarkable individuals they’ve become .His role as a father seamlessly transitioned into the role of a grandfather, affectionately known as Poppy and Len Len.
The warmth and love he showered upon his grandchildren—Hayley, Megan, Courtney, Emma, Bradley, Nicola, Kelsee, Hannah, Lizzie-May, Marissa, Maddison, Megan, and Judd—created cherished memories that will forever be etched in their hearts. Their partners, brought into the fold of this loving family, were also touched by the grace of Lenny’s presence. Lenny’s love extended to another generation as he embraced the title of great poppy, a role he embraced with joy and enthusiasm.
Luca, Rachael, Lauren, Jayden, Chelsea, Carter, Sophie, and Phoenix had the privilege of experiencing the love and wisdom of a great poppy who had lived a life rich in experience and empathy. To celebrate and honor the life of Lenny Barnes, his family and friends will gather at the Barmera Monash Football Club on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at 11:00 am for a funeral service.
In recognition of Lenny’s benevolent spirit, the family suggests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Royal Flying Doctor Service—a gesture that aligns with Lenny’s compassionate nature and desire to help others. Donations can be made at the service itself.