John “David” Barnes graduated Jackson High School and attended Jackson State Community College. He worked 32+ years with Illinois Central and Canadian National Railroads. He is a lifetime UTU Member, was previously the President and Local Chairperson of UTU#339, and a delegate to four national conventions during his tenure. David joined Wettermark & Keith, LLC as a FELA investigator in July 2006. During his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his 4 year old granddaughter Brooke, working with his favorite charity Jackson’s Elks Lodge #192, cruising the Caribbean, relaxing on the beach and bay fishing in Destin, FL and reading.