Marshiville - Homer Barrino, Jr. better known as “Pete” was born on May 21, 1943, in Union County, NC to the late Homer and Elmira Thomas Barrino. He departed this life on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at the Brian Center in Yanceyville, NC.
Homer was a graduate of East Union School and confessed Christ at an early age at Cross Road Baptist Church. He was employed at Cuddy Foods in Marshville, NC for 30 years as a supervisor and went to Tyson Foods in Monroe where he later retired.
He was preceded in death by a son Bobby Charles Barrino and his brothers, George Cletus Barrino, and John Lupay “Lil Bit” Barrino.
Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, David Allen of Matthews, NC, Homer Barrino, III (Taffie) of Asheboro, NC, James Richard Barrino (Ellen) of Morven, NC, Clifford Barrino of Monroe, NC, Billy Barrino (Pretice) of Rock Hill, SC, Aldric Barrino of Marshville, NC, Brady Taylor, and Marshall Taylor both of Polkton, NC; his step-daughter, Brenda Barrino Walker of Monroe, NC; a special friend, Dorothy Barrino; 24 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren and his sister and brothers, Geraldine Redfern of Wingate, NC, Billy Ray Barrino (Jean) of Marshville, NC and Ernest Barrino of Pageland, SC and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, February 24, 2022, in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Public viewing will be from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at Leavitt Funeral Home.
The family will be gathering at the home in Marshville.