Linwood Ray Barbour

Linwood Ray Barbour

Linwood Ray Barbour
September 18, 1944 – October 9, 2020

Wendell – Linwood Ray Barbour, 76, died Friday.  He was born in Johnston County.  He was a skilled sign painter.  Lin was a wonderful husband and father who was a great artist and had a love of nature. He was simply an all-around down to earth, good man.  He was preceded in death by his father, Hugh Barbour.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Paula Louise Parrott Barbour of the home, daughter Kimberly Hutchins (Jeffrey) of Clayton, step daughters, April Rohde (Paul) of Wendell, Paula Jo Driscoll of Chesapeake, VA, brother, Ricky Barbour (Pam) of Zebulon, grandchildren, Kevin Blackmon, Elizabeth Hutchins, Andrew Hutchins, Bryan & Brandon Rohde, nephews Brandon & Daniel Barbour.

A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday, 3:00 pm, West Clayton Church of God, 143 Short Johnson Rd., Clayton, NC 27520; visitation following the service.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Scott Huffman Posted October 12, 2020 11:00 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss

  • Mary Posted October 12, 2020 11:01 am

    Paul I am so sorry this is been a really tough year I love you and you’re right linn was a wonderful person

  • Melody Weekly Posted October 12, 2020 11:50 am

    I’m so sorry. Lin was a wonderful man
    Thinking about you all.
    XOXO, Melody

  • Kenneth Albrecht Posted October 12, 2020 6:49 pm

    So sorry for your loss and may God keep His Hand upon you!

  • Carl Nevius Posted October 13, 2020 7:23 am

    Paula, I just wanted you to know that we are thinking of you and praying for the family.

  • Bobby and Brenda Howard Posted October 13, 2020 9:04 pm

    To all of Linwood”s family, we are so sorry for your loss .You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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