SIKESTON -- Matthew David Barnes, 29, died Nov. 12, 2006, at his home, due to an apparent heart attack.
Born March 6, 1977, in Arcata, Calif., son of Michael David and Marcia L. Spini Barnes, he was a 1995 graduate of Arcata High School and graduated from California Polytechnic State University in 2000. Matt worked for the John Deere Corporation since graduation, working for them in Nevada and Oklahoma and was currently a territory manager for them in Sikeston.
Matt was an active member of the Sikeston Chapter of Jaycees. He loved golf and any type of sporting event. He was an agriculturist and had been active in 4-H and FFA.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by: one sister and brother-in-law, Megan and Ryan Dyk; grandparents, Ben and Pat Spini and Viola Barnes; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was also rich with many friends.
To the people of Sikeston, thank you for loving and caring for Matt.
His wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date in his hometown of Arcata.
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may be made to:
Humboldt Area Foundation
373 Indianola Rd.
Bayside, CA 95524