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Rick Barnard

d. August 29, 2021

Mr. Richard “Rick” H. Barnard age 64 of Tazewell Tennessee. He was born May 22, 1957 and passed away August 29, 2021. He was saved and became a member of the Howards Quarter Baptist Church. He was the owner and operator of the Barnard Lime Spread Company for many years. He was known for being a loving jokester and had a nickname for almost every friend. The family would like to give a special thanks to Kyle Mayes for his dedication and caregiving for Rick.

He was preceded in death by his:

Parents: Jack and Lou Barnard

He is survived by his:

Stepmother: Ethel Barnard

Son: Nicholas “Nick” Barnard (Sarah)

Daughter: Christy Barnard Brock (Anthony)

Grandchildren: Raley Noah

Luci Lagrone

Collin Barnard

Adley Barnard

Brother: Jackie Barnard (Vivian)

Nephew: Jackson Barnard (Chelsey)

Niece: Gretchen Greer (Joe)

Jaclyn Essary (Russell)

Cousin and Caregiver: Kyle Mayes

The family would like to follow the CDC guidelines for Covid 19 for everyone’s safety

Friends and Family may come by the funeral home to pay respects and sign the registry book Thursday, September 2, 2021 From 10am until 4pm. Graveside Service to follow 6pm in the Pearson/Turner Cemetery with Rev. Parker Epperson and Rev. Brian O'Dell officiating. 

Pallbearers: Jackson Barnard, Bo Helton, Riley McCoy, Wade Howerton, Larry Joe Davis, Johnny Lakins, Danny Barnard, and Mike Cope.

Honorary Pallbearers: Ken Howerton and Kyle Mayes

Claiborne Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

10:00am - 4:00pm

Claiborne ~ Overholt Funeral Home

1106 TN-33, New Tazewell, TN 37825

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

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