Gary was a wartime U.S. Coast Guard veteran, spent much of his youth working
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FL – Gary K. Barnette, 65, died Saturday, May 28, 2022. Mr. Barnette was from Logan, WV, and lived in Melbourne for most of his life.
He was a wartime United States Coast Guard veteran and spent much of his youth working, training show horses, and even riding professional bulls. He was always happy, joking, having fun and loving animals.
He was predeceased by his parents, Joel Kent Barnette and Margaret Turner Feagin, and his sister Peggy Ann Barnette.
He is survived by his son, Matthew K. Barnette of Melbourne, FL brothers Mark K. Barnette of Fernandina Beach, FL, and Robert N. Bridges of Canton, GA, three nephews and one niece.
A private memorial service will be held for the family. A public celebration of his life will be held at a later date.