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Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson
Saturday September 18th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Melvin Barbour

Sneads Ferry, NC: Mr. Melvin Barbour, age 81, formerly of Coats passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Graveside Services will be 3:00PM Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Angier.

Mr. Barbour was born on September 11, 1940 in Johnston County to the late Marvin Lovejoy and Mary Anna Wood Barbour. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jr. Barbour, Roy Barbour, Wade Barbour, J.C. Barbour; sisters, Mary Lou Barbour, Ernestine Barbour Maynard. Mr. Barbour owned and operated Melvin Barbour’s Tile for most of his life. He had a passion for restoring old cars and spending time in his workshop.

Surviving include his children, Chris Barbour and wife, Monica of Sneads Ferry, Joey Barbour of Coats; grandchildren, Crystal Blalock and husband, David and Candace Garriss and husband, Blake; great-grandchildren, Waylon and Liam; step-grandchildren, Billy Howell and wife, Rachel, Ronnie Howell and fiancé, Jenny Tyndall; step-grandchildren, Isabella and David; sister, Elsie Tart of Dunn; special friend, Peggy Clark of Sneads Ferry; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson and other times at the home of Mrs. Frances Barbour, 227 Union Grove Church Road Dunn, NC 28334.

In accordance with NC-COVID19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W's: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Face coverings are not required, but are kindly recommended for all services.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.
Condolences my be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com
Arrangements by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC

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Hello Chris and Joey,
I am sorry to hear about your dad's passing. I just saw Mr..Melvin's obituary in today's newspaper.. I'll be thinking of you two and will keep ya'll in our prayers.

Cousin Mike Johnson Sep 21 2021 3:00 PM

I'm so sorry to hear about Melvin passing. The whole family is in my prayers.
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Ricky Tart Sep 19 2021 10:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Barbour

Terri Holder Sep 18 2021 3:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Barbour

Danny & Jenny Pollard Sep 18 2021 8:51 AM

Our heartfelt condolences to Chris and Monica and their family members. You are in our prayers. Tom and I met your Dad on different occasions and he was a very nice man . We know he will be missed .

Tom and Nancy Trott Sep 18 2021 5:50 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Barbour

Oliver & Billie Jean Hollis Sep 17 2021 11:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Barbour

Lenny and Dee Parker Sep 17 2021 6:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Barbour

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A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Barbour

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A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Barbour

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