Hank Barnes, Sr. | Beaufort County Now | Mr. William “Hank” Henry Barnes, Sr, age 55, a resident of Belhaven, NC, died Wednesday September 16, 2020 at his home after a 6 year battle with ALS. | hank barnes sr., belhaven, place of residence, september 18, 2020

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Hank Barnes, Sr.

December 29, 1964 - September 16, 2020

    Mr. William "Hank" Henry Barnes, Sr, age 55, a resident of Belhaven, NC, died Wednesday September 16, 2020 at his home after a 6 year battle with ALS.

    A graveside service will be held at 3:00PM Sunday September 20, 2020 at Bethany United Methodist Church and will be officiated by Pastor Ron Estes.

    Hank was born in Norfolk, VA on December 29, 1964 to Edwin Lee Barnes, Sr. and Wanda Johnson Marshburn. On July 7, 2001 he married Barbara "Barbie" Jean Jenkins. He attended John A. Wilkinson High School. Hank was the owner of Barnes Construction for 30 years. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church.

    Survivors include his wife, Barbara J. " Barbie" Barnes of the home, three sons, William "Will" Henry Barnes, II and Miranda of Goldsboro, Warren "Eli" Barnes of the home, Shane Anthony Barnes of the home, a grandson, Liam Barnes, his mother, Wanda J. Marshburn of Belhaven, a brother, Edwin "Eddie" Lee Barnes, Jr. and Christi of Manns Harbour, three sisters, Bonnie Guithues and Donald of Belhaven, Amy Johnson and Ben of Belhaven, Kimberly Schneider and Jay of Charlotte.

    He is preceded in death by his father, Edwin Lee Barnes, Sr., and his pop, William Warren Powell.

    The family will receive friends Saturday September 19 from 5:00 Pm until 7:00 PM at the home of his mother, 278 Woodstock Rd. Belhaven, NC 27889 and following the service Sunday.

    Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the Hank Barnes Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1465, Washington, NC 27889 or to the ALS Carolina Chapter, 1425-113 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh, NC 27610.

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Barnes family.



Saturday, September 19
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Graveside Service

Saturday, September 20
3:00 PM
Bethany United Methodist Church
2766 South Savannah Rd.
Belhaven, NC 27810


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