American Veteran 09

Doyle Ray Barbour

June 11, 1932 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 88)

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Coats, NC:  Mr. Doyle Ray Barbour, age 88, of 618 Tart Road West died Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Hillside Nursing Center in Wake Forest, NC. Funeral Service will be held 11:00AM Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Coats Baptist Church in Coats.  Officiating will be Pastor Neal Thornton and Pastor Jimmy Newkirk. Burial will follow in Coats City Cemetery.

            Mr. Barbour was born on June 11, 1932 in Harnett County to the late Randall E. and Cora Tart Barbour. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Dorman Barbour, son-in-law, Michael Eldridge and several brothers and sisters. Mr. Barbour retired from the grocery business and was also a member of Coats Baptist Church. He was a US Army Veteran serving in the Korean War.       

             Surviving are his children and spouses, Karen Lynn Barbour Eldridge of Machias, Maine, Timothy Doyle Barbour and wife, Jane Gibson Barbour of Dunn, Sonya Gail Barbour and friend, Susie of Nashville, TN, and Jennifer Dawn Barbour Russell and husband, Scott of Raleigh, NC; grandchildren and spouse, Anna Marie Barbour Rhodes and husband Andrew, Elytte Randle Barbour, Isabella Grace Kirkham, and Calvin Phoenix Russell; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Blanche Matthews of Angier and Jean Turnage of Erwin; several nieces and nephews.

           Mr. Barbour will be available for viewing, and you will be able to sign the register book on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 12:00 Noon-5:00PM at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats and one hour prior to the funeral service.

           In accordance with the current NC-COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W's: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. A mask is mandated for those in attendance for the funeral service on Thursday. 

            Flowers are welcomed; however, memorials may be made to the Coats Baptist Church Youth Ministry PO Box 297, Coats, NC 27521.

            Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats, NC.

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July 8, 2020

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Coats
90 W. Stewart Street
Coats, NC 27521

Funeral Service
July 9, 2020

11:00 AM
Coats Baptist Church in Coats

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