David “Punky” Barnard, 61, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Cookeville, TN. David was born in Eldorado on December 12, 1956 to Ray and Marie (Kaylor) Barnard. He was retired from the Illinois State Prison System, Shawnee Prison.
Surviving are his parents, Ray and Marie (Kaylor) Barnard; children, April (Jon) Clark of Marion and Scott Barnard of Marion; grandchildren, Destinie Ocampo and Kiley Boaz; girlfriend, Willie Allen of Eldorado; brothers, Terry (Debie) Barnard of Cave-In-Rock and Randy (Judith) Barnard of Cave-In-Rock; sisters, Gail (Doug) Thompson of Raleigh, Diann (James) Grace of Eldorado, Linda Rigsby of Ft. Myers, FL, Teresa (Bill) Hanley of Eldorado and Cynthia (Danny) Matlock of Springville, AL; and several nieces and nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Skylar Ocampo and Mikey Boaz.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Watson Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Arthur Austin Jr. officiated. Burial was in Wolf Creek Cemetery. Visitation was held on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at watsonfuneralhome.net .