Gary Lee Barber

Gary Lee Barber

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Gary Lee Barber, loving husband, father, brother & Papa was called home by his Lord and Savior to his eternal resting place. Gary was born on November 22, 1952 in Jacksonville, Illinois to Ray & Anne Barber. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1972, then assigned to the US Armoured Division and stationed in Garmisch, Germany. On May 3, 1975 he married Diane Anderson. They shared 44 years together until his passing. Together they raised two children, Chris and Lori. He worked at Mobile Chemical as a Line Supervisor for 30 plus years. Gary was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Chapin, Illinois. His family always came first. He loved hunting with his son & nephew, fishing with his grandchildren, and shopping with his wife & daughter. He enjoyed farming & watching NASCAR. He is survived by his wife Diane, his brother Ron Barber of Jacksonville, son Chris Barber of San Antonio, daughter Lori (Brian) Haddock of Saint Louis & his grandchildren Eva Barber, Braydon & Blake Haddock. Additionally, Gary is survived by Doris Privia whom he considered a second mother. He also leaves behind several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews & cousins. He is proceeded in death by his parents Ray & Anne Barber. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church near Chapin, with burial at Arenzville North Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Williamson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to his family or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.
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On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Gary Lee Barber, loving husband, father, brother & Papa was called home by his Lord and Savior to his eternal resting place. Gary was born on November 22, 1952 in Jacksonville, Illinois to Ray & Anne Barber. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1972, then assigned to the US Armoured Division and stationed in Garmisch, Germany. On May 3, 1975 he married Diane Anderson. They shared 44 years together until his passing. Together they raised two chi...

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11/11/2019 04:00 PM11/11/2019 07:00 PM Monday, November 11 2019
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Williamson Funeral Home
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11/12/2019 10:30 AM Tuesday, November 12 2019
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St. Paul's Lutheran Church
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1930 St.Paul's Church Rd.
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Arenzville North Cemetery
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Arenzville, IL 62611
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St. Paul's Lutheran Church
1930 St.Paul's Church Rd., Chapin, IL 62628
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