Roy Barbour

January 4, 1935April 1, 2019

Roy Barbour, age 84, of Dunn passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Monday, April 1, 2019 at his home.

He was born January 4, 1935 in Johnston County, North Carolina the son of the late Marvin Love Joy Barbour and Mary Anna Wood Barbour. He is also preceded in death by his brothers, Jr. Barbour, Wade Barbour and J.C. Barbour; and sister, Mary Lou Sanford.

Roy served his country honorably in the United States Army. He enjoyed camping, being on the coast fishing, gardening and doing farm work, but most of all he loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

Roy owned and operated Roy Barbour Electric Service that he founded in 1983.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 61 years, Frances Smith Barbour of Dunn; sons, Ricky Barbour and wife Joy of Roxboro, NC and Gary Barbour and wife Patty of Autryville, NC; daughter, Sharon Barbour Syck and husband David of Dunn, NC; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brother, Melvin Barbour; sisters, Elsie Tart and Ernestine Maynard and numerous other loving family and friends. The family will receive friends from 7 PM until 9 PM Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Cromartie Miller Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held 2 PM Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Cromartie Miller Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery in Dunn.

Arrangements are in the care of Cromartie Miller Funeral Home 401 W. Cumberland Street, Dunn, NC 28334.


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, April 3, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Roy Barbour

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Dustan Barbour

April 3, 2019

Rest and fly high grandad.

Ramona Autry

April 2, 2019

My sister Connie Jacobs and I are so sorry for your loss and will keep your whole family in our prayers.

Frankie and Shirley Teague

April 2, 2019

Our love and prayers are with during this time.

Robert and Kathy Hayes

April 1, 2019

You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Carolyn Wolfe

April 1, 2019

My thoughts are with the entire family at this time of your loss.

David and Diane Murphy

April 1, 2019

Sorry for your loss.