UNION CITY, Tenn. — Lionell “KY” Barnett, 91, of Union City, formerly of Paducah, died at 12:30 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City.
He was a retired towboat engineer and served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by two stepsons, Terry Wright of Union City and Richard Wright of South Fulton; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one niece.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Barnett; and two brothers. His parents were Herman and Maude Barnett.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Obion County Memorial Gardens near Union City. There will be no visitation. Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home in Union City is in charge of arrangements.