James David Barnwell, age 83, died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Burlington, NC, Jim was a retired Veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a Lifetime Member of the American Legion Post 11. He was the son of the late Thomas Yancey Barnwell and the late Andrea Frances Cornelia Pleasant Barnwell and was also preceded in death by a son in law, Johnnie Poandl.
A service to celebrate Jim’s life will be held Wednesday, December 12th at 2:00 pm at the Eastern North Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Family members will greet friends Tuesday evening from 5:00 until 7:00pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.
Jim is survived by his wife, Mary “Betsy” Barnwell; three children, Belinda Gail Barnwell Hall and husband, Wayne; Bobby Lee Barnwell; and Donna Marie Barnwell Poandl; a brother, Curry Barnwell; four grandchildren, Shannon Marie Poandl Kidd and husband, D.J.; Stephanie Ann Poandl; Andrea Hall Gallion and David Hall.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to, Cures for the Colors C/O SMOC 203 Cox Blvd, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Barnwell family, and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home
Tuesday December 11th, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dudley, NC 28333
Eastern NC Veterans Cemetery
Wednesday December 12th, 2018
164 Longs Plant Farm Rd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534
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I will miss all your stories and jokes! James Feudner
Submitted by James Feudner on Dec 14 2018 12:16:28 AM
Stephanie .. our thoughts and prayers to you and your family... Friends at Wayne Auto Salvage
Submitted by Angie on Dec 12 2018 08:53:48 AM
Thank you for your service to our country Mr. Barnwell. You will be missed. Rest in peace.
Submitted by Aneida Slomski on Dec 11 2018 02:47:59 PM
Lisa Poandl lit a candle for James D. Barnwell
Lisa Poandl lit a candle on Dec 11 2018 11:49:47 AM
You will be greatly missed Mr. Barnwell. Will miss hearing all your funny jokes that brought smiles/laughter for so many!
Submitted by Lisa Poandl on Dec 11 2018 11:49:00 AM
I will miss you, Dad.
Submitted by Belinda B. Hall on Dec 11 2018 10:43:41 AM
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