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Claude Barber, Jr.
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Obituary for Claude Barber, Jr.

Mr. Claude Barber, Jr., age 87 of Wilkesboro passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Rickard’s Chapel AME Zion Church with Rev. Richard Watts and Rev. Casey Walker officiating. Burial with Military Honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 will be in Mission Point Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Barber was born September 21, 1930 in Wilkes County to Claude and Lillion Parks Barber. He served in the Korean War and was a member of Rickard’s Chapel AME Zion Church. Mr. Barber was a member of the men’s choir, Father of Church-Class #3, and worked at LTV Steel for 37 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters; Francis Parker, Bernice Fowler, Marion Coles, and Dorothy Becknell and one brother; Howard Barber.

He is survived by two sons; James Barber and wife; Patra of Wilkesboro, Jessie Barber and wife Shirelle of Clemmons, six grandchildren; Cory Barber, Jessika Barber, Ty Graves, Brianna Barber, Angela Ferrer, Caleb Eller and two sisters; Mildred Gentry of Arizona and JoAnn Guy of Philadelphia, PA and also leaves a host of nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Men’s Senior Choir at Rickard’s Chapel AME Zion Church, PO Box 1689, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

19

Jun

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Rickard's Chapel AME Zion Church

1288 Old US Hwy 421
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Service

Tuesday

19

Jun

2:00 PM
Rickard's Chapel AME Zion Church

1288 Old US Hwy 421
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Cemetery Details

Location

Mission Point

Hunter Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Memorial Contribution

Men's Senior Choir at Rickard's Chapel AME Zion Church

Hunter Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
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