Gordon D. Barnes
Gordon D. Barnes, 74, of Cortez, died Sept. 1.
Born in Gahagan, La., Mr. Barnes moved to this area in 1980 from Marine City, Mich. He was a retired U.S. Air Force air traffic controller. He was a charter member of the City Pier Regulars in Anna Maria, a long-time member of the Anna Maria Island Privateers, and a member of the American Legion.
Services will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 600 U.S. 301 Blvd. W., Bradenton FL 34205, or Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238. Bradenton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by daughter Toni Marie Radley of Bradenton; sons Jeffrey of Cortez, Steven of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Anthony of Bradenton; sister Pat Durr of Pleasant Hill, La.; brother Jerry of Pleasant Hill; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.