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Updated: 06/11/2014 08:00:03AM

Dave Heartsell Barnett

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Mr. Dave Heartsell Barnett, 86, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, at his home due to cancer, and surrounded by his loving family.

Dave was born July 25, 1927, in Cobb County, Ga., to Jesse Ragon and Marguerite Barnett, Sr., and raised in Fort Meade, Fla. He was retired from Estech, Inc. after a lifelong career in the phosphate and fertilizer industries.

Dave was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Dorothy Lastinger Barnett and daughter, Nancy Lorraine Barnett.

He is survived by his son, Glenn Barnett and daughter-in-law, Barbara; grandchildren, Courtney Granger, Nathan Bracci (Jodi), Austin Bracci (Suzanne), Brett Bracci, and David Barnett; great-grandchildren, Gabrielle McAuley, Riley Granger and Bailey Granger; brother, John Barnett (Jean), and sister Marge Pennington.

Visitation is 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Hancock Funeral Home, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade.

A celebration of Dave’s life is 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 307 E. Broadway, Fort Meade.

Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Meade.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society, Arthritis Foundation, or Good Shepherd Hospice.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is in charge of arrangements.

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