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Richard "Barry" Barrett Furlough

May 13, 1972 May 12, 2019
Richard "Barry" Barrett Furlough
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Obituary for Richard "Barry" Barrett Furlough

Barry Furlough, 46, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 5 PM at Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at the Taft Family Life Center at the church from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. At other times, the family will be at the home of Kenny and Pam Kirkland at 1009 Hillside Drive, Greenville, NC.

Barry was born May 13, 1972 in Beaufort County Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Conley High School in 1990 and from ECU in 1994 with a degree in Exercise Sports Science. He was awarded a Teaching Fellow Scholarship.

Barry taught at Eastern Elementary for one year and then at Wintergreen Primary beginning in 1998, where he continued to teach until his passing. He loved his students and they loved him, giving each student a nickname. He also loved the outdoors, fishing, and hunting with friends; especially his son, Blake.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Betty Pearl and Harvey Lee Winberry and paternal grandparents Guilford and Peggy Furlough.

Surviving are his wife, Karen M. Kirkland Furlough and son, Blake of Stokes; father, Tommy Furlough of Hamilton; mother, Brenda Winberry of Greenville; sister, Dara F. Swearingen (Stephan) of Hamilton; aunt, Mary Gladys Waters (Al) of Greenville; nephews, Adler and Holden; and cousins, Tom (Geri) of Maryland and Jennifer Dellinger (Todd) of Greenville.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Grayson Blake Furlough Scholarship Fund, 2190 Oakley Road, Stokes, NC, 27884.

Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

15

May

2:30 PM 5/15/2019 2:30:00 PM - 4:30 PM 5/15/2019 4:30:00 PM
Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church

510 S. Washington St.
Greenville, NC 27858

At the Taft Family Life Center and other times at the home of Kenny and Pam Kirkland, 1009 Hillside Drive, Greenville, NC.

Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church
510 S. Washington St. Greenville 27858 NC
United States

Service

Wednesday

15

May

5:00 PM 5/15/2019 5:00:00 PM
Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church

510 S. Washington St.
Greenville, NC 27858

Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church
510 S. Washington St. Greenville 27858 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Grayson Blake Furlough Scholarship Fund

2190 Oakley Road
Stokes, NC
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