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James Robert "Rob" Barber

February 6, 1963 ~ December 24, 2023 (age 60) 60 Years Old

James Robert "Rob" Barber Obituary

James Robert "Rob" Barber passed away on Sunday, December 24, 2023, at his residence after a brief illness with COPD. Rob was employed with Seawonewa in LaGrange, Georgia. 

Rob attended Lanett City Schools.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence A. Barber. 

Rob is survived by his children, Carli Hughes, Auburn, Alabama, Tent Barber, Lanett, Cody Barber, Wetumpka. He is survived by his six grandchildren, Miley Simmons, Mason Simmons, Tanner Simmons, Maverick Barber, Leland Barber, and Brenton Barber. His mother Marian Barber Lance, Lanett. A brother and a sister-in-law, Jeff Barber and his wife, Lydia of Daphne, Alabama. A sister and a brother-in-law, Amy Bailey and Russ Bailey, Lanett. 

Rob is also survived by his fiancé, Debby Chandler, Valley. Rob and Debby spent many happy years together. 

Rob loved to hunt and fish and spend time in the woods. He had many mounted deer heads and fish plaques on display in his home that he loved telling his friends about. 

A Memorial Gathering of friends will be held on Friday, December 29, 2023, at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley. The fellowship and gathering of friends and family will be from 4:00 P.M. EST until 6:00 P.M. EST. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the New Hope Rescue, Inc. for the well-being and health of animals, in Rob's memory.  Donations can be made here

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Memorial Gathering
December 29, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854


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