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David Franklin Barrier

August 5, 1953 ~ June 15, 2019 (age 65)

David Franklin Barrier, 65, of Salisbury passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Born in Rowan County on August 5, 1953, he was the son of the late Grace Monroe Barrier and Raymond Barrier.

David was a graduate of North Rowan High School and attended Western Carolina University. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and worked as a water plant operator for the City of Salisbury. He was Baptist by faith.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Betty Gibby Barrier of Salisbury; brothers, Michael R. Barrier (Joanne) of Myrtle Beach and Rev. Gregory L. Barrier (Martha) of Newark, DE; brother-in-law, Allen Gibby of Concord.

Visitation: 10:00-10:45 AM Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Rowan Memorial Park Chapel in the Pines 4125 Franklin Community Center Rd., Salisbury, NC 28144.

Service: 11:00 AM Wednesday at Rowan Memorial Park Chapel in the Pines with the Rev. Scott Faw officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Lyerly Volunteer Honor Guard. Entombment will follow in the Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123.


Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Barrier family. Online condolences may be made at

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

American Heart Association
P.O. Box 744806, Atlanta GA 30374-4806

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