Entered Into Eternal Rest
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Gig Harbor resident graduated from Gig Harbor High School in 2007.
Barnes joined the Air Force in March of 2008, and was assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in April 2012.
He served as a Combat Controller with the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron.
Friends described 23-year-old Ty Barnes as a solid, great guy who had an infectious laugh.
Barnes, who was the youngest of three boys, was a senior airman who was posthumously promoted to staff sergeant.