Justin Reginald Barnes

June 12, 1990 - September 19, 2022
Justin Reginald Barnes

Justin Reginald Barnes, 32 passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022.

He was born in Wilmington on June 12, 1990.

Justin was a graduate of NC State University with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and his Professional Engineering License. He was a Structural Engineer with Chris Holmes Engineering.
He enjoyed wakeboarding, surfing, hunting, fishing, exercising, and visiting the gym. He was member of Scotts Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving family is his parents, Reggie and Phyllis Barnes; brother, Geoffrey Barnes; grandparents, Grady and Shirley Barnes; several very special Aunts and Uncles, cousins, and many friends.

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held 1 pm Saturday, September 24, 2022 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel led by his uncle Rev. Roger Barnes.

In lieu of flowers suggested memorials to any Surfing Disability Charitable organizations, St. Jude Hospital or a charity of choice.

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  • October 01, 2022
    Thomas says:
    Justin you were a good dude who I know what just scratching the surface on a beautiful life. I know your journey has ended but I’m so very grateful that I was a small part of your journey. I love you bro, thanks for not letting me slack on workouts and all the rides. Rest easy brother.

  • September 27, 2022
    Susan Whitehurst says:
    Praying for peace and patience…

  • September 26, 2022
    Becky & Harold Setliff says:
    Thinking of you all with lots of love. We did not know Justin, but we know your family and we know this is a devastating loss. May God's grace give you strength as you remember Justin❤️😪

  • September 26, 2022
    Linda Juba says:
    Phyllis & Reggie, my heart is breaking for your family. I am so sorry to hear about Justin. May he Rest In Peace & may God help to ease your pain.

  • September 23, 2022
    Kristi King says:
    Words cannot express the emotions I feel for the loss of such an amazing person. Justin was always nothing but kind and happy and willing to help in anyway he could. My thoughts and prayers are with you all right now. Justin was and always will be lil J to me, to say he will be missed is a understatement. I am forever grateful to have had him in my life and gotten to watch him grow from a river kid to a great man. Until I see you again lil J rest easy.