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Charles Eugene Barnes

August 5, 1939 — January 15, 2021

Charles Eugene “Toon” Barnes, age 82 of Taylorsville passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, January 15, 2021. Born on August 5, 1939 to the late Don and Mary Sue Childers Barnes of Alexander County.

Toon was a lifelong member of Three Forks Baptist Church where he served his Lord as a deacon and Training Union Director. Toon loved being outside, he was the happiest on his tractor, farming his own land and gardening. He worked at Broyhill furniture for 35 years, loved seeing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Toon spent much of his latter days making special phone calls to his loved ones each day.
Mr. Barnes is leaving behind to cherish his memories his wife of fifty-two years, Judy Kay Auton Barnes of the home, daughter, Tammy Bumgarner and husband Greg, son, Donie Barnes and wife Allyson both of Taylorsville, Four grandchildren, Lauren Deal (Zachary), Michaela Chapman (Bryant), Garrett and Luke Barnes, four great-grandchildren, Samuel Deal, Silas Deal, Stephen Deal and Wren Chapman, along with a number of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Barnes will Lie-in-State at Alexander Funeral Service on Monday, January 18, 2021 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. A graveside service will be conducted for Mr. Barnes on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm in the Three Forks Baptist Church Cemetery.
Dr. Carson Mosely, Assistant Pastor Jimmy Parker and Rev. Zachary Deal will officiate.
Deacons of Three Forks Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers.
The family request that In Lieu of flowers donations be made to the Three Forks “Faith Fund” @ 4685 3 Forks Church Rd, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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Monday, January 18, 2021

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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