Joseph Barnes Tragedy

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I got the call. My father told me the news. It is insane how many things are taken for granted. We make plans for the day, and don't think about how those plans could possibly be taken in the blink of an eye. I never thought much about it myself, until being faced with undeniable truth. I honestly don’t believe people think about tragedy until faced with shocking news. Joseph Barnes Sr. was born January 26,1923 in Round Oak, Georgia to the late Levie and Corene Gardener Barnes. His parents relocated to Detroit, Michigan when he was three years of age. In 1941, he joined the Navy to serve his country for 30 years, while in the military he became a Mason and accelerated to the 33rd Degree. Joe was employed at Crestwood Heights Nursing Center
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