Charles ‘Thomas’ Barney

Published 10:31 am Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Mr. Charles “Thomas” Barney, 72, of Ivy Lane, formerly of US 64 West, died at his home Sunday, Ja. 26, 2020.

He was born Dec. 11, 1947 in Davie County, a son of the late Joe Henry and Emma Margaret Blake Barney. He was also preceded in death by: a brother, John William Barney; and a brother-in-law, W.D. Booie Jr.

He was a graduate of Davie County High School Class of 1966. He retired from Parks and Son, and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. He loved his church family. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved playing his guitar, singing gospel and classic country songs. He loved the Lord, and loved singing songs to his praise. He loved singing in church, and played with several groups over the years. He loved the mountains, especially going to Maggie Valley, and Cherokee every summer. In his younger years he enjoyed playing softball. He loved watching the Atlanta Braves, old westerns, and wrestling.

Survivors: his wife of almost 40 years, Barbara Goforth Barney; son, Thomas Lee Barney (Jennifer); daughter, Jennifer Ann Barney (Matt); granddaughters, Emma Grace Barney, Annabelle Faith Barney; sister, Joan Barney Booie; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a special cousin, Allie Richardson.

Visitation was to be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville. Funeral service was to be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 at Fellowship Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Swisher officiating. The body was to lie in state in the church from 1:30-2 p.m. Burial was to follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials: Fellowship Baptist, 1084 Rainbow Road, Advance,; or Trellis Supportive Care Attn: Finance 101 Hospice Lane Winston Salem, 27103.