First Posted: 12/8/2009
PINNACLE Mr. Joseph Vann Barneycastle, 50, of Pinnacle, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at his home. Mr. Barneycastle was born in Stokes County on Jan. 23, 1959, to Nancy McCollum Barneycastle McCreary and the late Coy Lee Barneycastle Jr. Mr. Joseph worked in construction and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Barneycastle is survived by his mother and stepfather, Nancy and Henry McCreary; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Darlene and Sam Cromer of Pilot Mountain and Deborah and Kennith Gammons of Stuart, Va.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at Shoals Baptist Church at 6 p.m. with Tommy Martin officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 4 to 6 p.m. Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain is assisting the Barneycastle family.