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Gary "Duge" Barringer

November 18, 1959 ~ March 8, 2021 (age 61)


A Celebration of Life service for Gary Wayne “Duge” Barringer, 61, of Denmark, SC will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the family home, 13262 Char-Augusta Highway, Denmark, SC 29042. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 Center Pointe Circle, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29210. Duge passed away at home on Monday, March 8, 2021.

Born in Salisbury, NC he was a son of the late Curtis Nelson Barringer and Tovie McCubbins Barringer and was married to Donna LaFrance Barringer. Duge worked as a machine operator doing outdoor construction and previously attended Cornerstone in Orangeburg. He loved to socialize with his friends and family who also called him “Fat Baby”; he enjoyed eating and fellowshipping with others. He was an animal lover, enjoyed watching NASCAR and the New York Jets. Duge will be missed by all who knew him, he often said “I’m here for a good time, not a long time.”

Survivors include his loving wife, Donna Barringer; his daughters, Brandy “Bookie” (Jonathan) Barnwell of Denmark, SC and Crystal “Christy” Fischer of Orangeburg, SC; grandchildren, Lelan Wayne Barnwell, Jonathan Gabriel “Gabe” Barnwell, Brandon Corey Fischer, Alex Fischer and Hannah Fischer; a sister, Kathy Judy of Orangeburg; a brother, Curt (Donna) Barringer, Jr.; nieces, Amanda (Red) Williams, Alana (Bob) Verbockel and Carly (Anthony) Rivers; a nephew, Casey “Boodro” (Dana) Barringer; his mother-in-law, Hattie LaFrance.

He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Hank Judy.

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