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Richard "Ricky" Dale Barnes

January 2, 1948 ~ July 11, 2018 (age 70)

Richard “Ricky” Dale Barnes age 70 of Lumberton and formerly of Chadbourn passed at his residence on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

Final rites will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Worthington Funeral Home with Reverend Jeff Cully officiating. Interment will follow in the Floyd Memory Gardens in Lumberton.  The family will receive friends from 11:30 am until time of the service on Saturday.

He was the son of the late Edith Vasti Merritt Barnes and Elsmer Ray Barnes.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Ray Barnes.  

He honorably served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War.  He was employed by Barnes Paving Company in Lumberton for over 35 years and later owned and operated Barnes Farms.

To cherish his memory, he leaves his wife, Wanda Kay Edmund Barnes of the home; three daughters, Christy B. Thorndyke (Russ) of Lumberton, Stephanie Barnes Smith (Joey) of Lumberton and Nichole Barnes Gohs (Geoff) of Wilmington; a sister, Sue Wiseman of Summerville, SC; seven grandchildren, Jonathan Corbett, Lauren Thorndyke, Jordan Smith, Garret Smith, Austin Thorndyke, Mason Gohs and Adelyn Gohs.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Southeastern Hospice House, 100 Pine Run Drive, Lumberton, NC 28358.

Condolences may be offered at  Worthington Funeral Home, 405 E. Strawberry Blvd., Chadbourn, NC 28431.

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