James "Travis" Barnes
James "Travis" Barnes, age 73, of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at Richard Murphy Hospice House in Hammond with his family by his side. He was born on Thursday, June 26, 1947, in Hammond, Louisiana, to James Wallace Barnes and Emma Core Barnes. Travis enjoyed life and loved hunting, fishing, playing Wahoo, board games, tending to his fruit trees and reading, but he especially loved spending time with his family and friends.
Travis is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Linda Baglio Barnes, his sons, James Travis "Jr" Barnes and Bryan Jason Barnes, his daughter, Tammy Bickford and her husband Alan, his grandchildren, Brittney Barnes, Trey Barnes, Kayla Cason, Thomas Bickford, Miranda Bickford and Jonathan Bickford, 6 great grandchildren, his brother, Kenneth Barnes and his wife Josie Ann, his sisters, Sandra Clark, Diane Lucero and her husband Ralph, Annette Cortez and her husband Mark and Janice Shelton and her husband Joey.
Travis was preceded in death by his parents, James Wallace Barnes and Emma Core Barnes.
A Visitation for Travis will be held on Friday, September 25, 2020, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula. A Memorial reading celebrating Travis' Life will immediately follow visitation at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Hammond.
Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. The Family appreciates your desire to comfort them and ask that you do not have physical contact while doing so. Thank you for your cooperation.
In lieu of flowers the family requests all memorial donations to be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in Travis' memory.