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Waverly Otto (Buddy) Barnes, II

Waverly Otto “Buddy” Barnes, II


Waverly Otto “Buddy” Barnes, II, 70, of 262 Rock Creek Rd. and husband of Susan Johnson Barnes passed away Friday, September 24, 2021, at PRISMA Laurens County Hospital.

Born in Laurens, he was son of the late Waverly Otto Barnes, Sr. and Grace Davis Barnes. Mr. Barnes retired from Laurens Commission of Public Works and was owner of Pete’s Building Supply. He was a member of Gray Court Church of God and enjoyed woodworking and hunting.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: children, Angela Lynn Barnes and Matthew Shane Barnes and wife Renee´ all of Laurens; sister, Grace Marie Poss of Greenwood; best friend, Mike Sharpe of Clinton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Ann Estes.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Gray Court Church of God conducted by Rev. Richie Saxon and Rev. Allan Black with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

The family will be at the residence.

Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Waverly Barnes, II, please visit our flower store.


We just found out about Buddy. He was such a nice man and we always enjoyed talking to him when we came to the lumber store. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Lisa A Haulbrook. & Tony Armstrong Oct 19 2021 4:44 PM

May God's arms reach around this family,, our prayers and Love for the family,, The sir all you have done for this community ,,now you will help in heaven's community

Eddie Tyner Oct 7 2021 12:35 AM

We are sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for comfort and strength you all the family.We love you all. Allen & Lisa Douglas

Lisa douglas Oct 3 2021 11:38 AM

Susan, I was saddened by the news that Otto had passed away. I always enjoyed talking to him when I visited your store. We will pray for you and your family.
In Christ, Ed Rutledge

Ed Rutledge Sep 29 2021 8:46 AM

Susan and family. I am so sorry to hear about Otto. My prayers are with you all

Lynn morton turner Sep 28 2021 5:38 PM

Susan and family my thoughts and prayers ate with all of you during this very sad time . Otto was one of a kind. He always had a smile for everyone . He will be missed by many .

Karen M Nix Sep 27 2021 5:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Waverly Barnes, II

Ann Brooks Clark Sep 27 2021 1:25 PM

Dear Susan and Family, So sorry to hear of Otto's passing. He was a family man if ever there was one. We went back a long way. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely

Joe Kirby Sep 27 2021 8:51 AM

Susan our prayers are with y'all God Blessed y'all

Glenn lancaster Sep 27 2021 7:42 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Waverly Barnes, II

Kim Jones Sep 26 2021 9:57 PM

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