|Birth: ||Jun. 7, 1884|
|Death: ||Mar. 13, 1951|
Norfolk - Funeral services for Elijah Barco, 69, a stationary engineer for the Norfolk County Ferry Company, were conducted March 15 at Queen Street Baptist Church by the pastor, the Rev. J. Jasper Freeman.
Dr. Freeman was assisted by the Rev. Richard H. Bowling and the Rev. H. T. Myers. Mrs. Marion Knox sang “The Lord’s Prayer.”
Mr. Barco, who resided at 2502 Barre street, died at a local hospital Tuesday, March 13, at 3:30 a.m. after a short illness.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mable Barco; one son, Robert L. and a foster sister, Mrs. Beulah Harris of New York City, and other relatives.
A native of South Mills, NC, Mr. Barco came to Norfolk between 45 and 50 years ago. His first job here was a pile driver engineer in the building of the old Norfolk Post Office on Plume street, now known as the City Hall building. He continued the engineer occupation until his death.
He had been a member of Queen Street Baptist Church for 41 years.
Interment was in Calvary Cemetery with Riddick Funeral Home in charge.
Norfolk Journal and Guide,Mar 24,1951
Plot: Block 22 Lot 113 Space SE
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Record added: Dec 25, 2012
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