Richard Elwood Barnes, 65, of Rocky Mount, died on Monday, August 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents Jarvis Elwood Barnes and Ruby Durham Butts Barnes, and sister, Bettie Lee Barnes Batts.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sheryll Pope Barnes; his three brothers: James T. Butts, Jr. and his wife Bonnie of Oxford; Robert B. Butts and his wife Sheila of Philipsburg, MT; and John R. Butts and his wife Bernie of Melbourne, FL; sister Linda Barnes Mangum of Black Creek; and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and grand nephews.
A visitation will be held Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral Home, followed by a Celebration of Dicky's Life at 2 p.m. in the Chapel. The graveside service will follow at Black Creek Cemetery, Black Creek.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a gift in Dicky's name to Friends of Hospice, Nash Health Care Hospice, 2460 Curtis Ellis Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804, or Kenny Davis Ministries, 6214 Moore Rd Nashville, North Carolina 27856.