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SALISBURY - Floyd Barger, age 89, of S. Ellis St, Salisbury, passed on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at Genesis Eldercare, Salisbury.
Born on June 14, 1924 in Rowan County, he was the son of the late Ongelo and Lula Mae Austin Barger. He attended the Salisbury-Rowan County Schools and graduated from Granite Quarry Colored School.
Mr. Barger was employed by NC Finishing Company for over 40 years and he also worked as a mechanic at Rogers Exxon for many years.
A member of Moores Chapel AME Zion church, he was a member of the Usher Board and served as a former Preachers Steward. Bro. Barger also was a member of Eureka Lodge, #45, Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite Masons, Inc.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edwina Turner Barger; brothers, Alphonsus Barger, Herman Barger, James Barger and Leroy Barger; sisters, Vida B. Kerns, Mildred Johnson, Blanch Clount, Ethel B. Clifton and Irene B. Corpening.
Survivors include daughters, Sandra M. (Jerome) Funderburk of Spencer and Dorothy M. (George) Washington, Sr., of Charlotte; grandson and legal guardian, Kevin McClain of Salisbury; seven other grandchildren, Natalie (Dennis) Rivers, Sr. of Salisbury, Jerome Funderburk, Jr. of Greensboro, Jeremy (Lauren) Funderburk of Spencer, Nadezhda Funderburk of Atlanta, Ga., George Washington, Jr. and fiance;, Montina of Charlotte, Leslie (Rodney) Green of Hahira, Ga. and Jason Washington and fiance;e, Shay of Charlotte; nine great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Javan Clifton of Salisbury; one sister-in-law, Gwendolyn Ellis of Salisbury and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Services: Will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 at Moores Chapel AME Zion Church with the visitation at 11 a.m. and funeral at 12 p.m. The burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery and the Rev. Carolyn Bratton, pastor, Officiating.
Noble and Kelsey Funeral Home, Inc. is assisting the Family.
Online condolences may be sent to nobleandkelsey.com.
Noble & Kelsey Funeral Home, Inc. - Salisbury
223 E. Fisher Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Published in Salisbury Post on Nov. 10, 2013