Roger E. Barnes

Roger E. Barnes


Passed: Sunday, February 26, 2023

Age: 70
Location: Greer, SC

Roger Ervin Barnes, 70, of Greer, S.C., passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023.

He was born in Chester, the son of Louise Estes Barnes Williams and the late Ervin W. Barnes, and later he and his family moved to Lancaster.

He received a BS in Psychology from USC and a Master's in Business Administration from Winthrop College. He had a long career in human resources as well as real estate, most recently with Langston Black.

He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Greenville, and was raised in Grace Presbyterian Church, Lancaster. Roger was a member of Thursday Morning Bible Study Group.

Roger loved his family, music, baking, and especially the USC Gamecocks.

His family and friends will miss him.


He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Gloria Griffin Barnes; his daughter and son-in-law, Kelley and Dr. Hugh Myrick of Mt. Pleasant and their two children, Olivia and Griffin; his mother, Louise Estes Barnes Williams of Lancaster; his sister, Kay and her husband, Mike Crapps of Lexington; a niece, Megan and her husband, Drake Plexico and their two children, Mac and Sara Beth of Greenville; a nephew, Chad Stewart and his wife, Kristin and their son, Kessler of Columbia.

Funeral Services:

Visitation will be held 6 -8 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2023, at The Wood Mortuary. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, 1026 Grace Ave., Lancaster, S.C. 29720.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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