My condolence goes out to the Barnes family on the loss of your love one Bishop F.C. Barnes.
Script.: Read Eccles. 3 and know, “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:”
Song: The Rough Side of The Mountain – The Rev. F.C. Barnes & Rev. Janice Brown
Funeral Arrangements per Luther Barnes Facebook Page
Funeral Arrangements for my father, Bishop F. C. Barnes:
Hamilton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC
Memorial Service: Friday, 7-9 pm at Red Budd Holy Church, 1108 Luper Street
Funeral Service: Saturday, 11:00 am at Red Budd Holy Church, Rocky Mount, NC
The Obituary – Paid Content
Note: Updated Thursday, July 14, 2011 23:28.
Gospel singer Bishop F. C. Barnes died this morning. Barnes, who was widely known for “Rough Side of the Mountain”, as well as many other hits, was 82.
Barnes began singing in quartets when he was 14 years old. He would later record six albums with Rev. Janice Brown, and “Rough Side of the Mountain” became the most popular. According to Malaco Records, the album of the same title remained #1 on the gospel charts for more than a year, selling over 500,000 copies. A native North Carolinian, Barnes received The North Carolina Folk Heritage Award on September 12th, 2000. (Read more)
Homegoing For Bishop Rev. F.C. Barnes Renown Gospel Singer & Pastor Redd Budd Holiness Church Rocky Mount NC