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“I'm heartsick to hear about Steve. I first met Steve in Little League (Go Oaks!). I think we became better pals after high school and certainly when...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Matt Crane - San Francisco, CA

“So many fun memories of Steve and Ronnie when we all lived in San Marino. The boys spent a lot of time at our house and out and about in the canyons...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Hager - Palm Desert, CA

“Many good memories and warmth. Thank you. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: el and Ron hager Huntington Beach

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4 of 12 | Posted by: el and Ron hager Huntington Beach

“Ron & Steve were friends since 5th grade. Henry & Audrey came into the picture later.. We have a ton of stories, all good. I remember one year in...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Ron & Audrey Hager; Henry Hoppe - NC

“I have enjoyed knowing Steve and have appreciated all his efforts to help make my job easier. I can not remember a time when he was rattled by all...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Lindy Harte - Aptos, CA

“I've had the pleasure of working with Steve and DMAIL for 10 years. In addition to describing him as funny and a very nice, interesting guy who spoke...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Lynne Steele - Monterey, CA

“Steve was a great friend and mentor. He not only taught me how to build a house, he engrained in me a personal and business ethic that has guided me...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Tony Crane - Aptos, CA - Friend

“Aloha to the memory of Steve Barnes.... Carter Tutwiler ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Carter Tutwiler - San Marino, CA

“We are so sorry for your loss. When we built our house 25 years ago we were fortunate enough to have him along side us. He had integrity, skill and...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Ron and Diane Mesiroff - Aromas, CA

“Our families spent many, many hours together cheering on the soccer sidelines, through thick and thin. Steve was always there with his warm, loving,...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Suzie shook - Santa Cruz , CA

“My thoughts are with the Barnes family. I had never met Steven, but spent almost every day at work sitting next to Mary and had Briana as a student....Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Liz Toshikian Ettinger - Capitola, CA


This is dedicated to Stephen R Barnes (9/13/57-8/16/14); an amazing father, husband and friend who's charisma and quick wit won the respect of many.

His advice, stories, consideration and love will allow for his legacy to live on within everyone he met. Steve's life has allowed everyone to see how great a man can be. He will be celebrated by his wife, two children, sister and mother… and the best group of friends any man could ever ask for.

Rest in peace Steve you will be loved, you will be missed, but you will never be forgotten.