Bernie Ray Barnes, 84, of 30060 Benbury, Chapel Hill, NC died Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Aurora, NC on January 18, 1936 to the late Claudie Barnes and Ritha A. Smith Barnes and was the widower of Betsy Adcock Barnes. He was a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he was an aircraft mechanic.
He is survived by a daughter, Carol A. Wynne and husband, Bob of Chapel Hill, NC; a son, Bryan K. Barnes and wife, Mary of Olive Branch, MS; two sisters, Donna Strunk of Elizabeth City, NC and Virginia Brickhouse of Camden, NC; five grandchildren, Tiffany Banks, Jessica Wynne, Rachel Wynne, Bree Barnes, and Blake Barnes; two great grandchildren, Greyson Banks and Sutton Banks. He was pre-deceased by a sister, Audrey Evans; and two brothers, Samuel Barnes and George Barnes.
A graveside funeral service will be held Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at West Lawn Cemetery with Chaplain William Gary Paul officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Barnes family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.
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