Charles William Barnett Sr., age 69 of Tifton died Saturday March 9, 2019 at his home. His family will hold a Celebration of Life Service and his remains will be cremated, per his request. Charles was born July 31, 1949 in Chicago Il. being the only child to the late Manuel and Violet Overbay Barnett. He is survived by his wife, Diane Barnett of Tifton, one daughter, Karen Laurel of Detroit, Mi. and many children by marriage along with grandchildren and great grandchildren. Charles proudly served in the United States Army in multiple capacities during the Vietnam era, and worked in many skilled trades outside of the military. He would prefer to be remembered as a honest, simple Godly man. In addition to his parents Charles was preceded in death by one son, Charlie Barnett Jr.