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David D Barnett

November 2, 1935 — May 20, 2022

David D. Barnett, 86, of Somerset, passed away Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Jean Waddle Care Center.

He was born in Mt. Victory, Kentucky on November 2, 1935; son of the late Alex "Alec" and Nellie Mae Jones Barnett. He worked as a Coal Miner, where he was a dozer operator. He enjoyed putting handles in axes and hammers, and spending time in the blacksmith shop. He had a special love for children, animals, and a great love for story telling.

He is survived by his daughters, Judy Asbery; and Mary Barnett & (Jamie Blackburn); grandchildren, Joseph Asbery, Cyrus Barnett, Evan Blackburn, and Kody Blackburn; great-grandchildren, Harley Preston, Joey Preston, Layla Lamb; a special daughter, Bethany Richardson; a special nephew, Allen Hannah; siblings, Lucy Merrick, Netty Harper, Thelma Jean Randall, and Denton Barnett.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Elaine Dykes Barnett; parents, Alex "Alec" and Nellie Mae Jones Barnett; siblings, Edith Hannah, Betty Inabnitt, and Doug Barnett; a son-in-law, Bill Asbery.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with President Todd Barton officiating.

Burial will be in Acorn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends after 11:00 AM Tuesday until time for services.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

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