Anthony Christopher Barnes, 21, of Taylorsville, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017, in Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Born June 12, 1995, to Tresa A. Barnes, he was of the Baptist faith.
Anthony was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Herbert and Gladys Hart and Philo and Vertie Isenhower; and his grandparents, Richard Isenhower and Betty Jean White.
Anthony was an avid race fan, and could be found at the Hickory Motor Speedway as a crew member and spotter for local race teams. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Anthony was a member of the Navy ROTC at Alexander Central High School.
He is survived by his mother, Tresa of the home. He is cherished by a sister, Nicole Barnes of the home. He has one niece and one nephew, Ava Marie Barnes and Logan Reid Blair, both of Taylorsville. Two aunts survive, Charlene Staton and husband John of Maiden, and Wanda Coleman and husband James of Claremont. He has one uncle, David Hicks of Connolly Springs.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017, from 4-6 p.m., at Alexander Funeral Service, in Taylorsville, with services following, at 6 p.m., in the funeral home chapel. Alan Huffman of NCN Ministries will offiate.
Memorials may be made to NCN Ministries, 575 Cape Hickory Rd., Hickory, NC 28601.
Thank you Charlie Sigmon, for standing behind my son and being there for him when he needed you.
Inurnment will be with the family.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.