Steve Barnett

1957 – 2020

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Steven “Steve” Leonard
Barnett of West Point
passed away on Sunday,
November 22, 2020, at the
age of 63 at his residence in
West Point, surrounded by
his loving family and friends.
He was born March 24,
1957, in Cumming, GA.
He is survived by his loving
wife of 20 years, Joan
Whetstone Barnett; three
children, Chandler Barnett
(Kingsley), August Morris
(Brooke), Susan Elizabeth
Morris; dog (Lola), cat
(Sweetie); grandson, Raxton;
and granddog, Schools.
Steve is also survived by
a very large and loving family
of brothers and sisters.
Sisters include Joan Mc-
Whorter (Berry, deceased),
Linda Jane Stancil (Larry),
Constance “Connie” Tallot
(Jimmy), Susan Mullinax
(Gary), and one brother,
Leonard “Lynn” B. Barnett
(Leslie). He is also survived
by his 13 nieces.
He was preceded in death
by his parents, Leonard B.
Barnett and Sarah Elizabeth
Henderson Barnett.
Steve was a long time resident
of West Point where he
owned Steve Barnett Fine
He was a world-renowned
primary player in the secondary
fine gun market.
He was always one to greet
you with a smirk or a smile
depending on the circumstance.
His love for his
family and friends was remarkable,
and his wealth of
knowledge on firearms impressed
many and surpassed
that of an encyclopedia.
A memorial service will be
held on Saturday, November
28, 2020, with a private family
service at the Episcopal
Church of the Incarnation in
West Point. Robinson Funeral
Home is assisting the family
With arrangements.

Honorary pallbearers
are his nephews, Jerry Mc-
Whorter, Jimmy McWhorter,
Neil McWhorter, Joel
McWhorter, David Stancil,
Gregory Tallant, Christopher
Mullinax, Dustin
Whetstone, Zachary Whetstone,
Kyle Chandler IV,
Charlie Chandler, Randy
Whetstone, Jr., and Hayden
In lieu of flowers, the family
has asked that donations
be made to the Episcopal
Church of the Incarnation,
P.O. Box 316, West Point,
MS 39773 or to Saint Paul’s
Episcopal Church, P.O. Box
207, Woodville, MS 39669.

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