Dr. Governor Redmond Barnes, Jr.

April 24, 1941 ~ February 21, 2022 (age 80)

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Dr Governor Redmond Barnes Jr. lived in Matthews NC Born in Pembroke NC April 24, 1941, Departed

From this earth to be with the Lord on February 21,2022 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was the son of Governor & Josephine Barnes from Pembroke NC. He Preceded In death by his dad and Mom Governor & Josephine Barnes along with his son Wayne Barnes of Indian Trial NC. We are left with Wonderful Memories of his life to God and family. He is Survived by his Wife of 44 years Barbara Barnes, Sons Tim Barnes of Indian Trail NC, Kevin Barnes of Indian Trail NC, Redmond Barnes of Las Vegas NV and Patrick and his wife Trisha Barnes of Matthews NC. Granddaughter Paris and her husband Jacob Wright of Indian Trial NC, Grandson Hunter Barnes of Stanfield Nc, Grandson Aiden Barnes of Matthews NC, Grandson Landon Barnes of Matthews NC, Granddaughter Alaina Barnes of Matthews NC, Great Grandson Hendrix Wright of Indian Trail NC along with his sister Mary Lane and her husband Jim Freeman of Pembroke NC, Peggy and her husband Tony Brewington of Pembroke NC. With many other family members Aunts, Uncles, Brother in-laws and sister in-laws, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins. He had a Doctor in Ministry a master’s in art and theology along with a bachelor’s in science in Christian Education.  He owned a worked construction loved to build with his hands. He was and always will be a God loving man. He had never met a stranger; he could talk to anyone out of no where and it seemed as if he knew them for years. He has and always will be a force to be reckon with a strong presence in the room with a smile that was so contagious you couldn’t help to be drawn in. He was such a character he loved to pick and make faces that you would get a kick out of.  He Loved his wife and she loved him they were the best image of what God would want a marriage to be. He was a great role model for his Sons and Grandchildren always talked about the Lord and would give the best advice even if it wasn’t what you wanted to hear. He was proud beyond measure of his sons and grandchildren they were his pride and joy. He would always listen to what you had to say and then he would give you his opinion even if you weren’t looking for one.  When you come into the room, he would say “Hey Hey” you better be ready to talk when you heard those words. He is with us in spirit, mind and forever in our hearts loved deeply and never forgotten. We are not saying goodbye this is till we meet again.

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Memorial Service
February 26, 2022

1:00 PM
Thompson's Funeral Home Chapel
2305 Prospect Rd.
Pembroke, NC 28372

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