Obituary

James Barbour

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KENANSVILLE — James "Jim" Robert Barbour, III, 74, of Kenansville, formerly of Hamlet passed away on Saturday, Dec.31, 2016.

Jim was born November 30, 1942 in Langley Field, Virginia, the son of the late James Robert Barbour, Jr., and Nancy Beverley Davis Barbour. He was a graduate of Hamlet High School Class of 1961 and St. Andrews Presbyterian College Class of 1965. He proudly served in the North Carolina National Guard. His family served as lifelong members of the First Presbyterian Church of Hamlet.

Surviving are his children, son, Robert C. Barbour (Meredith) and daughter, April M. Peterson both of Concord; two sisters, Emily Barbour Simmons (Larry) of Wilson; and Nancy Barbour Butler (Bo) of Laurinburg; six grandchildren and a host of loving cousins.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at the First Presbyterian Church of Hamlet officiated by Elder Belinda Rice. The family will receive friends following the service. A private interment will be in Mary Love Cemetery.

The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be given in Jim's memory to NAMI-NC, 309 West Millbrook Road, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27609-4394.

Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service in Laurinburg.


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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2017