Celebrating the life of James Louie Barineau
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The graveside service will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Quincy, Florida with Reverend Len Hurley officiating.
Louie was born on a small South Georgia farm on July 28, 1918, the son of Ross and Ida Barineau. He graduated from Attapulgus High School in 1935 where he and his future wife, Neta Thomas were classmates. After working on the family farm and at Attapulgus Clay Company, Louie enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1941 serving as a radio operator and top turret gunner on the B-24 bomber during World War II. Following his military service, he worked in the lumber business for a number of years before joining his uncle, Marvin Barineau, in the shade tobacco business growing his last crop in 1973. Louie enjoyed playing golf, traveling to his World War ll reunions, and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his children, Anita Gibson (Edd) of Dothan,Alabama and Jimmy Barineau (Carol) of Quincy, Florida. Grandchildren, Joy Payne (David) of Gallatin, TN; Amy Schwadron (Allan) of Auburn, Alabama; Meghan Baxley (Will) of Sneads, Florida; six great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews and special cousins. In addition to his parents, Louie was preceded in death by his wife of70 years, Anita (Neta) Barineau; two brothers, Hugh Barineau and Sidney Barineau.
Memorial contributions to the Havana History and Heritage Society (HHHS) PO Box 187 Havana, Florida 32333 or a charity of your choice.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, FL., 850-627-7677.
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