Dewey James Honbarrier
September 2, 1933 - October 13, 2021
Dewey James Honbarrier, 88, of Kannapolis, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at Alston Brook in Lexington.
Dewey was born Sept. 2, 1933, in Cabarrus County, son of the late Henry L. and Ethel Miller Honbarrier. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Anita Tallman Honbarrier; grandson Joseph Aaron Broome; great-grandson, Aaron Grant Scott; and three brothers, Harold L., Henry "Junior", Jerry L. and Johnny F. Honbarrier.
He was a member of Crown Point Baptist Church and an honorary member of Charity Baptist Church. He was employed by Stacks Furniture and K-Town Furniture until his retirement. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in Korea and a member of Cannon Masonic Lodge # 626 AF&AM.
Dewey loved the Lord, loved life and his family. He enjoyed cutting trees and giving to those in need. He loved eating at Bojangles with his wife and will be remembered for giving quarters to all the children. He was an avid fisherman and loved going to yard sales with his late wife. He enjoyed singing "Old Big Cow" to all his grandchildren. Dewey always enjoyed Christmas and was known for wearing his Santa attire.
Family members left to cherish his memory are one sister, Earlene Wallace; three daughters, Bonnie Broome and husband, Darrell, Robin "Ninki" Eddleman and husband, Tim, Tammy Barnhardt and husband, Danny; son, David Winecoff and wife, Tammy; brother-in-law, Larry Tallman; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
The funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 17, at Charity Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Beaver Hammond and Gene Beaver. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service. At other times, they will be at their respective residences. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Park with military graveside rites conducted by the U.S. Navy.
Whitley's Funeral Homewww.whitleysfuneralhome.com
Published by Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune on Oct. 17, 2021.