A memorial service will be held at noon Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church, 150 East High Street, for banker and community patron Samuel G. Barnes Sr. The service will be officiated by Bob Baker and Reed Polk. No visitation will be held.
Barnes died Tuesday while in Georgia in advance of his son's weekend wedding, which will proceed. Autopsy results indicate Barnes suffered a heart attack while swimming.
Barnes had been the leader of Fifth Third's Central Kentucky operations for 18 years and was a supporter of numerous non-profit organizations throughout Central Kentucky. In lieu of flowers, his family requests memorial donations be sent to the Blue Grass Community Foundation, 250 West Main Street, Suite 1220, Lexington, Ky., 40507.
A private burial will be conducted at a family cemetery in Cleveland. W.R. Milward Mortuary — Broadway is in charge of arrangements.