George Lewis Barrier, III, 79 of Mt. Pleasant, passed away, Tuesday, Sept. 8th at his residence.
Graveside service will be 11am Saturday, Sept. 12th at Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity Church Cemetery, located at the corner of Washington and Walnut Streets in Mt. Pleasant, officiated by Rev. Craig Saltzer, military graveside rites will be provided by the US Air Force Honor Guard.
Mr. Barrier was born January 29, 1941 in Cabarrus County, son of the late George Lewis Barrier, II and Pearl Ballentine Barrier. He was a graduate of A.L. Brown High School. Following high school, he began a career in the United States Air Force serving for 22 years and achieving the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. George was an active member of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity. He served the church as a choir member, property committee chairman and past president of church councils. George also was a valued member in the Mt. Pleasant Lions Club, where he served as the secretary and treasurer for many years, past president and co-bulletin editor. George was also a recipient of the Jack Stickley award and a member of the Melvin Jones Fellowship. George supported the ministry of the Mt. Pleasant Food Pantry dedicating many hours of work and serving on the board of directors. He was preceded in death by his wife Peggy Murph Barrier in January 2020.
He is survived by two sons, Buddy Barrier (Holly) and Steve Barrier (Kellie); four grandchildren, Amanda Nicole Barrier, Chandler Collins, Sarah Kate Hamilton Barrier, and Andrew David Barrier; brother, Richard Barrier and wife Patti.
Memorials may be directed to Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, PO Box 595, Mt. Pleasant, NC 28124