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William Thomas "Bill" Barrs, Jr.

March 17, 1934 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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William Thomas "Bill" Barrs, Jr. Obituary

William Thomas “Bill” Barrs, Jr, age 89 of Lincolnton, Georgia passed away on Friday, February 16, 2024.

Born in Douglas, Georgia on March 17, 1934, he was a son of the late William Thomas, Sr. & Alif Raper Barrs. Bill served his country proudly in the United States Army National Guard and was a self-employed mechanic for numerous years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Grace Etwinda Gordon Barrs; sons, Wallace Barrs & Danny Barrs; brothers & sister-in-law, Benny & Helen Barrs, Warren “Bud” Barrs, James “Jim” Barrs, Robert “Bobby” Barrs; sister & brother-in-law, Ruby & Gene Bosurgi.

Survivors include his children, Margaret & Hershel Collins; David & Lillian Barrs; Amanda & Keith Hanke; daughter-in-law, Renee Barrs; sister & brother-in-law, Faye & Jack Atkins; sisters-in-law, Faith Barrs, Theadus Barrs, & Ruth Barrs; 21 grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren, & great-great grandchildren.

No formal services will be held.

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