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Marion "Carl" Barber

November 24, 1939 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 82)


   Marion “Carl” Barber of Cooleemee, NC, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. 

   Carl was born on November 24, 1939, in Rowan County to the late Earl and Lena Barber of Cleveland, NC.  In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by a brother, nephew, daughter, grandson, great grandson, brother-in-law and sister-in-law.

   Carl was a member of Cooleemee Presbyterian Church and a former member of Lebanon Lutheran Church of Cleveland.  He retired after 35 years at Ingersoll Rand in Mocksville, NC.  After retiring he worked part-time at Cooleemee Hardware Store for two years.  Carl enjoyed reading western books, listening to country blue grass and gospel music, and driving his truck.    

   Carl is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Diane Hampton Barber, a daughter, Sandy, a son Steve (Melissa), several grandchildren and great grandchildren, two sister-in-laws, Joyce Spillman of Cooleemee and Dot Vanzant of Kannapolis, three brother in laws, Jimmy (Susan), Johnny, and Kenny Hampton of Cooleemee, and his favorite cat, Midnight.

    A visitation for Carl will be held at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville on Tuesday, May 31, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  A graveside service will be on June 1, 2022, beginning at 11:00 am at Legion Memorial Park in Cooleemee.  Rev. Shelby Harbor will officiate the service.

   Memorials can be sent to Cooleemee Presbyterian Church at PO Box 27 Cooleemee, NC 27014 or Victory Baptist Church at PO Box 686 Cooleemee, NC 27014.

Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.

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May 31, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville
416 Valley Road
Mocksville, North Carolina 27028

Graveside Service
June 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Legion Memorial Park
7689 NC Hwy. 801 S.
Cooleemee, North Carolina 27014

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