Jimmy Barnes Sr. passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Jimmy was born in Robeson County on August 31, 1944 to Willie and Eula Mae Jacobs Barnes.
Jimmy is survived by his sisters; Darlene Barnes and Dorothy Spaulding; his brothers; Willie Earl Barnes and Neal Archie Barnes; his children; Jimmy Barnes Jr., Christopher Dean Barnes, Matthew Douglas Barnes, Jamie Lee Hunt, Vicky Rowdy, Catina Lynn Vargas, 12 grand children, and 10 great grandchildren.
Jimmy is predeceased in death by his wife, Linda Sue Barnes; his father, Willie Barnes; his mother, Eula Mae Jacobs Barnes; his sister, Betty Grace Hunt; and his brother, Harry Barnes.
Jimmy was a devoted father and brother that believed in putting in a hard day’s work, and doing things for himself. He led a quite life and enjoyed working with his hands whether mechanical, electrical, roofing, carpentry or plumbing. After his retirement from Campbell Soup he enjoyed spending time with family, watching sports, and discussing current news.
The family will meet prior to visitation at 12:30 pm on Monday Oct 5, 2020 at Revels Funeral Home on Hwy 211 Lumberton, NC. Visitation is from 1 pm to 1:45 pm and the graveside service will begin at 2 pm at Lumbee Memorial Gardens at 774 Moss Neck Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360.
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