LAWNDALE-Barry Wayne Blackburn Sr., 66, of 544 Belwood Lawndale Road, Lawndale, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Wendover.
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He was born on Sept. 2, 1946, in Cleveland County, to the late Charles Palmer Blackburn and Dorothy Blackburn. He was employed by IDG in industrial sales customer service and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lawndale.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Gene Blackburn.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda Blackburn of Lawndale; son, Barry Blackburn Jr. of Shelby; daughter, Wendy Papineau and husband Kenny of Lawndale; and two grandchildren, Amanda Patterson and Lindsey Patterson.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Lawndale
Officiated By: The Rev. David Hiatt and the Rev. Jim Brackett
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 546, Lawndale, N.C. 28090 or Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, N.C. 28150
Online Condolences: www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Mar. 22, 2013