He was born in Linton on Jan. 3, 1971, the son of Kenton S. Barnes and Barbara A. (Correll) Griffin.
Andy worked through the Four Rivers Resource Center at the Angell's Food Store in Linton. He was an avid Linton-Stockton sports fan, being well known as Linton's #1 fan. He was a member of the Faith Community Church of Dugger.
He is survived by his father, Kenton S. (Sandy) Barnes of Linton; his mother, Barbara A. Griffin of Linton; his maternal grandmother, Geneva Barnes of Linton; two brothers, Tim (Kim) Barnes of Linton and Maccabee (Angela) Griffin who is currently in the service in Iraq; two nieces, Megan and Courtney Barnes; a nephew, Jaxon Griffin; and his aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his step-father, Aaron Griffin.
Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Linton First Baptist Church with Pastor Shawn Farris officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Visitation will be at the Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Monday from 4-9 p.m., and at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service.
Memorial donations can be made to the Andy Barnes Memorial Fund or the Linton-Stockton Athletic Department through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to the family www.welchcornett.com.