A memorial service for Kenneth Barber, 84, of Thornville was held July 7, 2012, at the First Community Church of Buckeye Lake, Buckeye Lake, with Pastor Kevin Blade officiating.
Mr. Barber passed away on July 2, 2012, at his residence. He was born on May 2, 1928 in Reedsville, OH, to the late Delbert and Lola (Reed) Barber.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Betty J. (Connolly) Barber; sons, William Kenneth (Trish) Barber and David Okey (Deborah) Barber; daughters, Vivian Gayle (Tom) Zigan and Tammi Kaye (Jerry) Blade; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Barber; brother, Ronald (Beryl) Barber; sister, Kathleen Miles; 12 grandchildren; and 14 greatgrandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Jerry Michael Barber; grandson, Brian Matthew Barber; four brothers; and three sisters.
Mr. Barber was a very active member of the First Community Church of Buckeye Lake. He retired from Owens Corning Fiberglass after 34 years and was a member of the 25 year club. He enjoyed hunting and playing euchre.
Memorial contributions can be made to the First Community Church of Buckeye Lake, P.O. Box 846, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008 or Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.
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