Jacob "Jake" Samuel Barnett

Jacob “Jake” Samuel Barnett, age 17, of Osceola, NE, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at York, NE as a result of a car accident. He was born on May 24, 2000 to Melinda (Noyd) and F. Jesse Barnett at North Platte, NE.

Jake worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken in York and loved his job and co-workers. He loved to make music and was a rapper. He enjoyed skateboarding, basketball, and fishing. He bought his own car, a Buick Station Wagon, which he referred to as the “Shaggin’ Wagon.” Jake loved his family, especially his niece and nephew. He had a kind, gentle, free spirit, and had an amazing sense of humor. He could make an entire room light up and smile!

Jake is survived by his mother and stepfather Mindie Barnett (Chad Gulbrandson) of Osceola, father and stepmother F. Jesse (Sheryl) Barnett of Stromsburg, NE, sister Paige Barnett of Lincoln, NE, stepsister Ashley (Brett) Stevens of Grafton, NE, stepbrother Derek (Kim) Baloun of Utica, NE, and stepsister Kaleigh (Trevor) Cline of York, grandparents Terry Noyd of Stromsburg and Kat (Randy) Cantrell of Lincoln, and stepgrandparents Larry (Sharon) Klein of York and Lana Fredrickson of Genoa, NE. He is also survived by aunts Angela (Brad Craig) Janda-Craig of Lincoln, Goldie Arbuthnot of Columbia, SC, and Amy Gulbrasndson of Genoa, nephew Brayson Barnett, niece Willow Gillander, and several cousins.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather Fay Barnett.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 12, 2018 at Metz Chapel, York. Burial in Stromsburg Cemetery, Stromsburg, NE. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.

Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.