Jerry B. Barringer
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SALISBURY - Mr. Jerry Boger Barringer, 82, of Salisbury, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at the N.C. State Veterans Home in Salisbury.
He was born Oct. 2, 1931, in Rowan County to the late Calvin Ray and Mae Boger Barringer.
A graduate of Boyden High School, Salisbury, he honorably served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, serving aboard U.S. Warship 699 from 1951 to 1954.
Prior to retirement, he was a garage supervisor for Duke Energy in Winston-Salem and was a member of Zion United Methodist Church.
Jerry enjoyed working outdoors, gardening, sharing homegrown vegetables, planting trees and caring for his dog, Lobo.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, to whom he was happily married for 61 years prior to her death on Aug. 6, 2013, Mrs. Doris Arey Barringer; brother Calvin Barringer; and twin brother Terry Barringer.
Jerry is survived by sister Sarah Sowers of Virginia; and numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.
Arrangements: There will be a graveside service on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. at Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Gold Hill, conducted by Rev. Charlie Curtis, pastor. Military graveside rites will be conducted by Rowan County Veterans Honor Guard.
The family extends a special thanks to the staff of the N.C. State Veterans Home, who took care of Jerry during his illness. What a wonderful caring group of people.
Memorials may be made to donor's choice.
Powles Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www. powlesfuneralhome.com.
Powles Funeral Home, Inc.
913 West Main Street Rockwell, NC 28138
Published in Salisbury Post on Aug. 8, 2014