CASCADE, VA Wayne Kenneth Barrow, 65, of Michaux Road in Cascade, passed away Thursday evening, December 27, 2012, at Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden, NC.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, at First Methodist Church of Draper. Burial will follow in Danview Cemetery.
Mr. Barrow was born April 29, 1947 in Leaksville, NC. He was a US Army veteran having served two years in Vietnam. He received a Bronze Star during the Tent Offensive. Mr. Barrow was a member of First Methodist Church. He was employed by the NC Department of Transportation. Wayne was known, by many, as the gentleman that pulled the Santa Claus float each year for the Draper Children's Christmas Parade for 30+ years, until his failing health prevented it.
He is survived by his wife, Paula Weddle Barrow of the home; and parents, Clay and Arline Hatley Barrow of Eden.
The family will receive friends Saturday evening, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Fair Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Willis Memorial Baptist Church in Cascade, VA or to First Methodist Church of Draper, 130 Main Street, Eden, NC 27288.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com/