MAYFIELD — Porter (Popeye) Lee Barnes, 88, of Symsonia, died Friday, August 10, 2012 at his residence.
He was a WWII Navy Veteran, a lifetime member of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #184 where he served 60 years and retired as a pipefitter for Pip Johnson Construction.
He was the son of the late Walter Lee Barnes and the late Vizella (Baker) Barnes. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise (Pember) Barnes; his sister, Audrey (Barnes) Watkins; and his brother, Hollie Barnes.
He is survived by his daughter, Lea Peyton and husband Mark of Paducah; and one grandchild, Michael Lee Peyton of Paducah.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home in Benton, where the family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, August 13, 2012.
Graveside services will be at Noon Monday, August 13, 2012 at Symsonia Cemetery.
Family asks that memorial contributions be made to: Symsonia United Methodist Church fund, 11412 State Route 131, Symsonia, Ky. 42082; or the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Mary Louise Barnes, Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, Ky. 40205-3284.