Kelly Milton Barnes

October 8, 1949 - April 1, 2020

Kelly Milton Barnes, 70, a resident of Cape Coral, formerly of Ft. Myers and Green Cove Springs, FL, passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in Cape Coral. He was born on October 8, 1949 in Indianapolis, IN to Kelly and Sarah (Sally) Barnes, now deceased.

Kelly is of the Mormon faith. He served in the United States Army and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. Kelly graduated from the Mid-American College of Funeral Service and spent most of his life as a funeral director in the Central Florida area and was a wrestling official with the Florida High School Athletic Association. He was an active member in the Masonic organizations; he was a Past Master of Ancient Landmark and Past Worthy Patron of Lynhurst Chapter #505 both in Indianapolis, IN, and Past Royal Patron of Sentry Court #58 in Tampa, FL. He had many hobbies, to include; archery, bowling, scuba diving, building model planes, leather and wood working, cheering for the Indianapolis Colts, and most of all motorcycle riding.

He is survived by his two loving sons, Kelly J. Barnes (Melissa) of Grovetown, GA and Aaron Barnes of Auburndale, FL; one sister Sandra Norris (Mike) of Loogootee, IN; two brothers, Carl Barnes (Donna) of Longwood, FL and Daryll Barnes (Lynn) of St. Joseph Michigan; four grandchildren, Kaytlin, Alyssa, Jakob and Cooper; several nieces and nephews as well as Harley, Twin Cam and Evo, his beloved dogs.

A graveside service will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery in Indianapolis, IN.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests submitting donations in memoriam to charitable organizations supporting first responders and veterans.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Melissa Barnes Apr 7, 2020 at 1:01 pm

    We all miss you, dad.

  2. Melissa Barnes Apr 7, 2020 at 1:02 pm

    In memory of you.

  3. Katherine Brown Apr 7, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    Sending my love 😍 and prayers to the Barnes family…may you find comfort and Peace .

  4. Tiffany Barnes-Harris Apr 7, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    Dad, You touched my life for 20 years. You will live on in my heart as well as your Grandson Cooper. You will be missed just as much. Rest easy now. Let that handle bar mustache blow in the wind as you ride your Harley in heaven. All our love!

  5. Barbara Barnes, Brown Apr 7, 2020 at 6:07 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the whole family. He will be missed

  6. Charlene and Ken Cochran Apr 7, 2020 at 8:53 pm

    Melissa and Kelly we are so sorry to hear about your loss. He is in a better place and I am sure the Grand Architect of the universe was there to welcome him home. Well done good and loyal servant.

  7. Brenda Dinkeldein Apr 7, 2020 at 9:19 pm

    Thanks for the memories!!!!

  8. Carl Barnes Apr 8, 2020 at 8:11 am

    We will meet again little brother until then rest at the Right Hand of our Heavenly Father

  9. Sandra Norris Apr 8, 2020 at 2:16 pm

    I will miss you so much you’ve always been there for me I love you big brother fly high and Ride Hard

  10. Marti Bodenheimer Apr 8, 2020 at 9:36 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I went to high school with Kelly. May you find comfort in your loss of a wonderful man.

  11. Ryan Goosmann Apr 9, 2020 at 2:56 am

    A Great man has left the world to stand by Jesus and start a new life with the angles this is a tough very tough loss and I feel your anguish hope you are all well God Bless you all healing is time only!!!

  12. David, Rachelle, Josh & Conner Reid Apr 9, 2020 at 11:16 am

    We will miss you Kelly, I’m so thankful we could meet and learn the Barnes side of the family. Boys had such a blast with you. ❤️ Always till we meet again

  13. Tom and Sandy Schroeder Apr 9, 2020 at 11:48 am

    So sorry for the loss of Kelly,we grieve with you. We are thankful that Dave and his family were able to connect with him. have some wonderful visits and memories to cherish. May he rest in peace.

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