Ernest Leroy Barber
January 24, 1941 – May 10, 2012
Ernest Leroy “Bud” Barber, 71 of Greensburg passed away on May 10, 2012. He was born on January 24, 1941 in Batesville, IN the son of Thomas Franklin and Florence Isabelle (Mangold) Barber. Bud was a 1959 graduate of New Point High School. He married Carol J. Crank on April 5, 1985. Bud worked at BCA as a tool and dye maker.
Survivors include: Wife- Carol J. Barber, Children- Bridgett Ann (Rollin) Giles, Lora Jean (Eric) Cochran, David (Wendy) Bockover, and Michelle (Carl) Napier, Grandchildren, Ashley Giles, Katie Giles, Corey Cochran, Evan Bockover, Haley Bockover, and Tyson Bockover, Great Grandchildren- Lizzie and Abby, Sisters- Connie Arnett, Pearletta (Charles) Roberts, Brothers- Harold (Kristin) Barber and Everett (Marilyn) Barber. He was preceded in death by: His Parents and Brothers- Kenneth Barber and Dallas Barber.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home on Monday, May 14, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. also at the Funeral Home. Rev. John Mattern will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Rossburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Hospice of Decatur County, or to the Church of God. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com
- Visitation Monday, May 14, 2012
- Funeral Service Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Ernest Leroy Barber
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May 16, 2012
Carol and Family--Please know that I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Ernie was one of my favorite people and I will miss seeing him at the store. Hugs to all of you! God Bless
May 13, 2012
So sorry to hear of Ernie's passing. Had lot of good memories of him working in the BCA tool room. Wish I could have had a 100 like him as his supervisor year ago.