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Vass Alexander Barbour, Jr.

February 6, 1930 ~ May 31, 2022 (age 92)


Vass Alexander Barbour, Jr., 92, of Haw River, passed away at White Oak Manor on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

A native of Durham, Mr. Barbour was the husband of the late Julie Partin Barbour and the son of the late Vass E. Barbour and the late Ruth Carroll Barbour.

Mr. Barbour was a veteran of the US Navy during the Korean War and worked as a draftsman for Western-Electric and retired as a Senior Designer for AT&T. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and was a CPR instructor for Western-Electric and AT&T.

Mr. Barbour was a former member of the Burlington Police Department Auxiliary and a member of the Central Carolina Gun Club.

He enjoyed spending time working in his shop, fishing, yard work, spending time at the gun range and especially visits from friends.

Mr. Barbour is survived by three daughters, Vicki McPherson and her husband, Tom, of Elon, Joni Newell and her husband, Tim, of Wendell, Andrea Johnson of Cullowhee; a son, Eric Barbour and his wife, Brenda, of Mebane; seven grandchildren, Chaetan Newell, Cole Johnson, Tanner Johnson, Kyler Johnson, Clay McPherson, Amanda Hurlocker and Rebecca Barbour and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Barbour was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Franklin, Margaret Crabtree and Betty Perkinson; and a brother, George Barbour.

There will be a cryptside service at the Mausoleum at Alamance Memorial Park, Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11:00 AM. Officiating will be the Rev. Don Pegg. The family will receive friends after the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to AuthoraCare Collective (Hospice) 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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June 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum

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The family will receive friends after the service.
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