Jerry Theolphius Barnes

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Feb. 2, 1947 — Feb. 9, 2018

MOREHEAD CITY — Jerry “Dick” Barnes, 71, passed away Friday. A celebration of his life will be held on a date to be determined.

Dick is survived by his wife, Jamie of the home; and sister, Joanne Watson, and husband, Rick, of Kenly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lillian and Theolphius Barnes.

Dick, as he was known by family and friends, had a long career in state government and in the electronics industry in the Raleigh-Durham area. He loved traveling with Jamie and friends and meeting people from all walks of life. He never met a stranger and loved and lived each day of life to the fullest.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials in Dick’s honor to be directed to Martha’s Mission Cupboard, P.O. Box 603, Morehead City, NC 28557.

Condolences may be directed to Brooks Funeral Home, 201 Professional Circle, Morehead City, NC 28557 or www.brooksfuneralhomeandcrematory.com. Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at www.joyners.net.