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Leonard Michael "Mike" Barnett

October 24, 1970 ~ September 5, 2020 (age 49)

Leonard Michael “Mike” Barnett, 49, of Crossett, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at the UAMS Hospital in Little Rock.  He was born on October 24, 1970, was a lifetime resident of Crossett, and a 1989 graduate of Crossett High School. 

After high school, he received a small engine repair certification from the Louisiana Technical College and worked in the construction industry.  He later began a career with Rexel Industrial Supply as their warehouse manager, along with becoming a licensed insurance agent, and delivering Shopper’s Guide newspapers.  Mike always dreamed of new business ventures and eventually started a “Hot shot” business with his mother, delivering much needed items to the mills.

He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and mud riding with his friends.  He was a people person who never met a stranger and loved chatting with whoever he met. 

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Norris and Margaret Barnett, Roy Rice, and Kathrain Forrest.

He is survived by his father and step mother, Keith and Clara Barnett; his mother, Debbie Barnett; and one brother, Wade Barnett, all of Crossett; one step brother, Barry Buchner of Villonia, AR; and one step sister, Mechelle Buchner Winslow of Little Rock; along with a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Unity Cemetery Fund.

There are no services scheduled at this time.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Unity Cemetery Fund c/o Keith Barnett
1710 Parkway Drive, Crossett AR 71635
Tel: 1-870-500-5689

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