Kenneth “Robby” Barnett Of Greenbrier Dies Following ATV Accident

Kenneth “Robby” Barnett Of Greenbrier Dies Following ATV Accident

GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A 4th of July ATV accident has taken the life of Kenneth “Robby” Barnett, 21, of Greenbrier.

The accident occurred just after 4:30 pm Wednesday afternoon at a home located in the 5000 block of Reeder School Road. MAP  According to Robertson County EMS, Barnett was found in a wooded area with “extremely critical injuries.”  Barnett was transported via emergency traffic to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. According to Trooper Clyde Reeves, preliminarily, Barnett was traveling southbound on Reeder School Road on a 2007 Honda ATV when he failed to negotiate a curve. Barnett traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree. There was no mention that drugs or alcohol played any roll in the crash.

According to his Facebook page, Barnett lived in Greenbrier and attended Greenbrier High, class of 2014. On August 5th Barnett would have turned 22 years old. By the outpouring of love and sympathy on the Internet, Barnett was well liked and will be greatly missed by many.

The thoughts and prayers of the staff at Smokey Barn News are with Barnett’s family as they face the loss of one so young.

Obituary for Robby Barnett

Robby BarnettKenneth Robert “Robby” Barnett, 21, of Joelton, passed away on Wednesday July 4, 2018 at Skyline Medical Center. A celebration of Robby’s life will be conducted Sunday July 8th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Chris Warren officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Sharon Cemetery with Johnny Redding, Cody Young, Alex Thomsen, Evan Thomsen, Duncan Stephan, and Nicholas Stephan serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Robby was born August 5, 1996 in Davison County. He was a graduate of the Greenbrier High School Class of 2014 and he graduated from TCAP in 2016. Robby was a member of Mt. Sharon Cumberland Presbyterian Church and he worked for Cole Brothers. He had a life time hunting license, he loved trucks and upgrading the accessories on them. Robby loved his family, he lived life to the fullest and he always smiled and wanted everyone to smile. He never met a stranger and his best friend and companion was his golden retriever Buddy.

Robby is survived by his mother: Kimberly Barnett of Joelton, his father and step-mother: Kent and Danielle Barnett of South Pittsburg, his sisters: Krystle Brown and husband Matthew of Ashland City, and Olivia Barnett of South Pittsburg, his grandparents: Roger and Elizabeth Williams of Joelton, Kenneth and Carol Barnett of Sequatchie, aunts: Michelle Thomsen and husband Andrew, Kelly Stephan, and Kara Jill Rash and husband Timmy.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Sharon Cumberland Presbyterian Church building fund

Hannah Herendeen is also working with the family to direct donations in memory of Robby to cover expenses. T-Shirts are available for $25 each or you can make a donation. For more information, you can reach out to her on FB.

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