Roanoke Rapids, NC
Mr. Willie Lee Barner, 68, of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, was born to Curtis Barner, Sr. and Cora L. Mills Barner on August 8, 1949 in Halifax County, North Carolina. Willie Lee entered eternal rest on Sunday, April 8, 2018.
Willie Lee received his formal education from the public schools of Halifax County, North Carolina.
During his early years, he attended London Baptist Church in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
He was employed at J.P. Stevens in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Willie Lee later relocated to Washington, D.C. and was employed with W&W Roofing Company, Fresh Field Foods, and The Library of Congress.
Affectionately known as “Uncle Willie”, he never met a stranger and had a deep devotion for his family and friends. He had a kind and generous heart and was more than willing to share what he had to assist others. Willie Lee always kept you laughing and had a warm and friendly smile. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, Willie was preceded in death by his siblings, Louis Barner, Beulah B. Solomon, Roberta Taylor, and James Barner.
Those left to cherish his warm memories are his sisters: Faye Barner Faulcon and husband, Emmett of Roanoke Rapids, NC, Lorene Gatewood and husband, Kenny of Charlotte, NC and Curtis Barner, Jr. and wife, Ruth of Roanoke Rapids, NC; a sister-in-law: Gloria Jean Barner; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Barner will be held at 1:00 pm, on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Love of God Church of Christ in Roanoke Rapids, NC.
These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 520 Smith Church Road in Roanoke Rapids, NC.
Please remember to visit the Guestbook.
Love of God Church of Christ
Sunday April 15th, 2018
2175 Thelma Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
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May God provide peace and comfort for the family.
Submitted by Ollie, Gaynelle, Kiara and Ky'Won Byrd on Apr 16 2018 12:53:03 AM
Sending our condolence to the Barner family during your most difficult times.Prayers from the Blount's
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Yvonne & Myron Blount lit a candle on Apr 15 2018 12:13:46 PM
family,we was so sorry for your loss,,willie lee ,will be miss, but never forgotten ,may he RIP,,prayers is going up, your cousin ,judy mills and family,
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Sorry we never met but me and my husband Kenneth Poochie Barner would have loved you. Til we meet again family
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