Mr. Robert Bubba Charles Baber

February 18, 1970August 1, 2014

Robert Charles “Bubba” Baber, age 44, of Crozet died on Friday, August 1, 2014 at a local hospital. Born in Charlottesville on February 18, 1970 he was the son of Fay Funk Baber and the late Roger L. Baber, Sr. Bubba is survived by his loving wife of 23 years Tracey E. Baber; his son, Jacob L. Baber and his fiancée Amanda Collins; brother, Roger L. Baber, Jr.; sister, Lisa Jones; grandfather, Berlin Funk; mother and father-in-law, David and Joan Anderson; sister-in-law; Mary Mason; brothers-in law; Chuck Mason and David L. Anderson, Jr.; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his daughter Elizabeth Baber and grandmother Ruby Funk. He was a very selfless man, wonderful father, loving husband, doting son and caring brother. Bubba was a fourth generation volunteer firefighter with Crozet Volunteer Fire Department. He served 30 years with seven of those as Chief. He also served with the Western Albemarle Rescue Squad. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 at Rockgate Cemetery, Crozet,with Chaplain Tammy James officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department and the Western Albemarle Rescue Squad. Shuttle service will be available from Henley Middle School, 5880 Rockfish Gap Turnpike, Crozet, for those attending the service.


  • Graveside Monday, August 4, 2014

Mr. Robert Bubba Charles Baber

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August 8, 2014

Dear Baber Family.
My heart just aches for all of you. Bubba is now at peace and no more pain. Crozet has lost a great one this time and it is going to take quite a few to fill those shoes. It has been a pleasure to be a Bubba's Warrior. My thought and prayers are with the entire family.

Anne Via Chick Virginia Beach, VA.

Bonnie McCauley

August 7, 2014

Bubba Family you are in my Prayers. I am so sorry hear of your loss, but the memories go on, GOD BLESS this Family and his many friends. Bonnie Ward McCauley Ohio

Rhonda Cook

August 6, 2014

Lisa, my thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Mark and Mary Garwood

August 6, 2014

Prayers for the Baber family, and for the CVFD. Bubba will be missed by all.

gloria kirby

August 5, 2014

Mary, Your coworkers have you in prayer. We know that God will give you the comfort you need. Be thankful for the life he shared with you. In all things give thanks. Gloria, Tiffany and your coworkers.

russell sawyer

August 5, 2014

Dear Roger, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. You will be in our prayers. The Sawyer's.

August 5, 2014

Tracey, My thoughts and prayers are with you and Jacob. Ruth Ralston

Sarah Litton

August 5, 2014

Tracey- I was so sorry to hear about Bubba. I will keep you and Jacob in my thoughts and prayers.

Renee, Michael Brogan

August 5, 2014

My prayers go out to the Baber family Bubba was such a wonderful man he would help anyone in need. When you was around him you would most definitely have a smile one your face because he brought such joy around. I know it will be so very hard to move forward just have to remember all the good memories you have shared with him and know that hes with god now and hes not in pain and doesn't look sick anymore may god bless you and help heal your hearts Bubba will forever look over you from heaven may he rest in peace if theres anything we can do dont hesitate to ask

August 4, 2014

Prayers for you. Bubba was a great man who was a blessing to know.

Doug Forrester, former CVFD Chaplain