Noel Alvin Barney Sr.

Published 10:45 am Friday, October 23, 2020

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Mr. Noel Alvin Barney Sr., 70, of Harmony, died on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020.

Born in Rowan County on Nov. 28, 1949, he was the son of the late James and Evelyn Barney. He was also preceded in death by: his wife, Sylvia Barney; and a sister, Ruth Barney.  He was a faithful member of Mountain View Baptist Church. He loved being outdoors. After retiring from truck driving, he returned to gardening and farming. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. As long as he could wear his overalls, he was happy. He was a loving father and wonderful and caring grandfather.

Survivors: his sons, Noel Alvin Barney Jr. (Carey) and Daniel Adam Barney, both of Hamptonville, Jesse Thomas Barney of Cooleemee and daughter, Sandy McIntyre (Gerald) of Advance; 5 grandchildren, Audrey McIntyre (Christopher Hundley), Madeline McIntyre, Aaron McIntrye, Jake Barney and Calton Barney; and 2 sisters, Linda Kyles (Hubert) of Woodleaf and Dena Phelps (Charlie) of Cooleemee.

The funeral service was held at Mountain View Baptist Church.

Memorials: Mountain View Baptist Life Center Building Fund, 1232 Mountain View Church, Hamptonville; or to Wanda Whitley in care of Jesse Barney.