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Lonnie S. Barnes, son of Phyllis Profater Barnes and Howard S. Barnes Sr. (both deceased), was born on February 10, 1949 in Carlisle, and was welcomed home eternally on Tuesday, January 26, 2016.

He is survived by two brothers; Adrian D. Barnes of Washington D.C. and Calvin E. Barnes of Carlisle, two sisters; Victoria E. Barnes of Washington D. C. and Jacqueline E. Barnes of Laurel, MD, one aunt, Loretta DeVeaux Banks Profater and one uncle, Carl V. Profater, Jr., both of Washington DC and many nieces and nephews.  Lonnie was predeceased by brothers; Dwight B. Barnes, Darryl T. Barnes and Howard S. Barnes, Jr.

Lonnie graduated from Carlisle High School and received a Master of Human Services Degree from Lincoln University. Lonnie was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Lonnie retired from the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs after 20 plus years of dedicated service. He taught, counseled, mentored, sponsored and inspired many in the prevention, treatment and recovery of addiction. He was considered and is remembered as "The Legend" and will be missed tremendously.

A viewing will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 followed by the funeral service at 12:00 noon in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St, Carlisle, with Rev. Duane Coleman officiating.  Burial with military honors by Cumberland County Honor Guard will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  Memorial gifts may be made to the RASE Project, 100 N. Cameron St, Ste. 401E, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

 


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To: The Barnes Family & Friends
Lonnie inspired me and many other people. Lonnie always made me laugh. I will truly miss him.

Beverly Blackstone, HBG, PA

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Dear Barnes Family,
Lonnie was a friend, advocate and a champion of Children's Services. We will miss him dearly.

The Youth and Family Training Institute Advisory Board

Shannon M. Fagan, Director

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To the Family, so sorry to hear of Lonnie passing. Will remember him as a kind, warm spirited person. You will be missed by all whose paths he crossed. May you find comfort in the Lord and your fond memories of him.
Dorothy Palmer-Grimes
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I am terribly saddened to hear of Lonnie's passing. He was one of God's precious children. May he rest in peace. My prayers are with the Barnes Family.

John Dutrey
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THANK YOU LONNIE, FOR ALL OF YOUR MANY GIFTS THAT YOU HAVE IMPLANTED WITHIN MY LIFE FOR THESE LAST 28 YEARS. I WILL ALWAYS TREASURE YOU AND OUR FOND MEMORIES WE SHARED.THANK YOU FOR THIS AWESOME JOURNEY REST IN PEACE MY DEAR FRIEND.
DEBBIE A. BUCKNER-MILLER
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I want to express my deepest most heart felt condolences to the Barnes family, Lonnie will be greatly missed.
Deborah (Lamason) Whitaker
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 My condolences & sympathy to the family of Lonnie. Many time, I would see cousin around Harrisburg & we would talk about family that he loved. He was wise beyond his years. He will be missed.

Gerald "Jake" Burke
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 How do you say goodbye to a friend you have known the mojority of your life. I will miss you Lonnie Barnes. I only pray that your eternal rest is as precious as your earthly life was. Goodbye Dear Friend.
 
Jocelyn Delcina Foster (Del)
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To The Barnes Family, So sorry to hear the passing of Lonnie. My heart and prayers to the family for comfort and strength during time of mourning. May you all have comfort in the memories you all shared together. God will continue to bless each of you during this time. Remembering Lonnie always as a quiet and kind person.

Roxanne Ward Graves
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I only knew Lonnie from serving on the Youth and Family Training Institute Advisory Board together, but over that time time grew to respect, admire and enjoy him and to try to sit next to him during meetings so we could chat and joke together. My heartfelt condolences on your loss.
 
Andy Kind-Rubin
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My heart goes out to the Barnes Family on the lost of your Brother. I pray God will give you Comfort at this difficult time.

Buddy & Vienna Pearson
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My sincere condolences to the Barnes Family, I was saddened to hear of Lonnie's passing. Lonnie was a warm and admirable man, always kind and friendly. He will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

Vicki Porto
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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
 
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Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
 
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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