Nayrex Franklin Barnhardt

Published 3:28 pm Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Mr. Nayrex Franklin Barnhardt, 69, of Cherry Hill Road, Mocksville, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at the VA Medical Center in Salisbury.

He was born July 11, 1948, in Rowan County to Minnie Lee Howard Barnhardt and the late Baxter Paul Barnhardt. He was a graduate of Davie County High School class of ’66, had attended Davidson Community College in Wilkes County and Appalachian State University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War. He was retired from Ingersoll-Rand. He enjoyed playing golf, hunting, collecting cars and was a member of SASS.

He was also preceded in death by his son, Jody Lyn Barnhardt.

In addition to his mother of Salisbury, survivors include: his children, Amy Church (Freddie) and Todd Aaron Barnhardt (Lisa), all of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Courtney Church, Christopher Barnhardt, Chase Church and Madison Barnhardt; a great-granddaughter, Allyson; a sister, Bettina Wall (Mike) of Salisbury; special companion, Hellen Daywalt of Cooleemee; and a special friend, Doug Wall of Mocksville.

A funeral service was to be conducted at 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Dr. Darrell Cox officiating. Burial was to follow in Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family was to receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, 4A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, 27407; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.