- June 19, 1933 - September 18, 2016
- Corpus Christi, Texas
of William's Passing
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William Harris Barnett, age 83, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2016 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
William was born on June 19, 1933 in Waco, Texas. He was a 1951 graduate of Waco High School. He attended Arlington State College and Sam Houston State College. He served his country in the United States Navy. He completed Naval Air Training in Pensacola, Florida in 1954 and received the Navy Wings of Gold in Kingsville, Texas. He flew the S2 Aircraft and served aboard the USS Antietam. He worked for the FAA for 30 years as an Air Traffic Controller at Love Field in Dallas and Corpus Christi International Airport. He is preceded in death by his wife Alice Barnett, parents Raymond and Lena Barnett, and brother Raymond C. Barnett, Jr.,
William is survived by brothers Robert Barnett (Dorothy) of Victoria, Texas and Don Barnett of Corpus Christi, Texas, sister-in-law Nita Barnett of Richardson, Texas, several nieces and 1 nephew.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date for family and friends.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation and thanks to the nurses and staff at Wooldridge Place Nursing Center and Bay Area Medical Center.