2016-08-03 / Obituaries

Barry Barnhill

Gaffney, S.C. — Barry G. Barnhill, 72, of 1609 Old Post Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.

Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Dr. Zara Ruppe Barnhill and son of the late Dorsey O. Barnhill and Amazine Spencer Barnhill. He was the former owner/operator of Barnhill & Son General Store and was a pharmaceutical courier. He loved hunting, fishing, working in his yard, and animals, especially cats. He was a mason and member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Greg Barnhill and wife, Sue, of Gaffney and Damon Barnhill and wife, Lorianna, of Chesterfield; a twin brother, Larry Barnhill and wife, Dianne, of Gaffney; a sister, Mary Randolph and husband, Grady, of Gaffney; two beautiful granddaughters, Brannon and Christen. He was preceded in death by a brother Rayford Barnhill.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Blakely Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow at 1 p.m. in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Tommy Huddleston, Mrs. Christine Brown and Mr. Damon Barnhill officiating. Interment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to: Alzheimers Association, 901 South Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302 or Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303 or First Baptist Church, “Building Fund”, 200 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340.

The family will be at the residence, 1609 Old Post Road, Gaffney.

An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.

Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC

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