Barbara Loudin Earnhardt, 50, of Richfield, passed away Friday, September 04, 2015 in her home. Her funeral service will be 11:00 AM Monday, September 7, 2015 at Gold Hill Wesleyan Church with Rev. Mark Lowman & Rev. Phillip Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 6 PM until 8PM.
Born May 2, 1965 in Charleston, WV she was the daughter of the late Bobby Joe “B.J.” Loudin and Jane Etta Johnson Loudin. Mrs. Earnhardt was a graduate of Stanly Community College and Pfeiffer University. Barbara was an Elementary School teacher at Central Elementary School in Albemarle where she taught second and third grades till she was diagnosed with ALS which forced her to retire. She was a member of Gold Hill Wesleyan Church which played a big part in her life. Barbara was also active in Girl Scouting and the PTO.
Mrs. Earnhardt is survived by her husband Bradley Charles Earnhardt of the home, whom she married in 1992. Other survivors include son Jacob Benjamin Earnhardt and wife Danielle of Matthews, N.C., three daughters Morgan Danielle Earnhardt and finance’ Jason Daniel of Rockwell, N.C., Courtney Elizabeth Earnhardt and Taylor Grace Earnhardt both of the home, three brothers Mark Loudin and wife Debra of Gates, N.C., Michael Loudin and wife Michelle of Lafollette, TN. and Robert Loudin of Cleveland, N.C., three grandchildren Ryder, Coleman and Eleanor Daniel and a special adopted Mom, Madeline E. “Grandma Skip” Hanson of Summerville, S.C.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Stanly & The Uwharrie, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.