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Samuel Dixon Barnes Sr., age 60, of Wyoming, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at home with family by his side.

The son of Walter & Linda (Irwin) Barnes, he was born on August 30, 1957 in Butler, Pennsylvania. 

Samuel & his wife of 38 years, Kimberly (Janukites) were very active in their community and as owners of Dallas Deli for the past 15 years. Samuel loved being the Pit Master at what is locally known as “The Best BBQ in Town!”

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Samuel’s honor to either American Cancer Society, Spectrum Health Hospice, or WYCE 88.1 Radio.

Honoring his wishes  cremation will take place. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Samuel’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Dorwin Gray on December 5, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    I will always remember and be grateful for Sam’s warm heart and his skills as “Pit Master.” My loss of a friend is Heaven’s gain. My thoughts and prayers go out to Kim and to all who love Sam.

  2. Henry & Sherry Clever on December 6, 2017 at 3:39 am

    Words cannot begin to describe the sorrow for your family. We are deeply saddened by Sam’s passing. Please except are heartfelt condolences. Sam was a great Husband, father, Pappy, & Friend. He will be missed…

  3. Carol Reges on December 6, 2017 at 1:25 pm

    May he rest in peace, May god give you peace and love to go on.

  4. Cindy Stewart on December 6, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Kim and family, I am so sorry for your loss, Sam is now resting peacefully and in no pain. May God Bless you all

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