RAINBOW - Logan Starnes, 79, passed away Wednesday, July 27, in Bedford.

A funeral was held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rainbow Baptist Church. Burial followed in Squaw Creek Cemetery.

A visitation also was held Friday at Wiley Funeral Home.

Mr. Starnes was born May 19, 1932, in Goodlet, Texas, to William Wesley Starnes and Mildred Ann Doty Starnes. He married Effie McKinney on May 19, 1951.?He was a member and deacon of the Rainbow Baptist Church.

Logan was the winner of the Eye of the Tiger award with the Glen Rose schools. He served with the Somervell Volunteer Fire Department for over 25 years.

Logan was preceded in death by a son, Teddy; grandson, Brian; parents, Bill and Mildred Starnes; and brother, Billy Starnes.

Survivors are his wife, Effie Starnes; son, Terry Starnes, and wife, Shelly; daughter, Karen Shepard, and husband, West; daughter-in-law, Gina Prill, and husband, Chuck; brother, Charles Starnes, and wife, Ruth Ann; grandchildren Marty Starnes and wife, Shannon, Tommy Starnes, Beth Rogers and husband, Wayne, Jason Wallace, Wesley Shepard and wife, Kayla, and Samantha Shepard; nine great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many friends.

Memorials may be made to Rainbow Baptist Church.