Edward L. Barnes Sr. of Buffalo, a former manager of Lloyd's Lounge and a former employee of Allied Chemical, died Friday in Millard Fillmore Hospital after a brief illness. He was 81.
Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., he came to Buffalo with his family as an infant and was educated in the Buffalo Public Schools.
Mr. Barnes was a manager of Lloyd's for nine years and worked at Allied for three years.
He was fond of reading, jazz, Western movies and traveling.
Survivors, all of Buffalo, include two daughters, Marilyn and Helen; two sons, Edward L. Jr. and Michael; 12 grandchildren; and a companion of 31 years, Roxie Pennick.
Services will be at noon Friday in True Praise and Worship Church of God in Christ, 578 Walden Ave. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.