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Lonnie Barber

Lonnie Barber

Sunday, June 18th, 1933 - Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Obituary

Lonnie Barber, Jr., 86, was reunited with his Heavenly Father October 12, 2019. Lonnie was born in Gastonia, NC to the late Lonnie Barber, Sr. and Mrs. Ollie Love Barber. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. Lonnie retired as a Bus Driver with the New York City Transit Authority. He was an active member of Virginia Beach Beacon Baptist Church. Lonnie was a Harley Davidson motorcyclist enthusiast.

He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Alice E. Barber; children, Sylvia Wilson (Jerome), Jeffrey Barber (Michelle), Lonnie Barber (Dawn), Wayne Eley, Annette Fobbs, Andrea Fobbs, Audra Fobbs, Shawn Fobbs (Debbie), Ebony Barber, Mikel Fuller and Nathaniel Fuller; his brother, John Barber (Ruby); and many, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and extended family and friends. When Lonnie entered the gates of heaven he was greeted by his parents; as well as his children, Ronald Barber, Ceasar Eley and Barry Barber; and his siblings, Swannie Singletary and Charles Barber.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Graham Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1112 Kempsville Road, Chesapeake. A service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Gordon Ellsworth officiating. Military Honors will follow to honor his faithful service to his country. The family invites you to join them for a reception at the funeral home at the conclusion of the service. For those who would like to attend Lonnie will be laid to rest at Colonial Grove Memorial Park, Virginia Beach at 2:30 p.m. Please visit www.grahamfuneralhome.com to view the service and to leave a condolence to the family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 18th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    When
    Friday, October 18th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Location
    Graham Funeral Home
    Address
    1112 Kempsville Road
    CHESAPEAKE, VA 23320
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Graham Funeral Home
    Address
    1112 Kempsville Road
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Colonial Grove Memorial Park
    Address
    3445 Princess Anne Road
    Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456
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    All are welcome to attend he will be laid to rest at 2:30 p.m.
  • Reception

    Location
    Graham Funeral Home
    Address
    1112 Kempsville Road
    CHESAPEAKE, VA 23320
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    Immediately following the service until 2 p.m.

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Ebony barber

Posted at 11:31pm
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Ebony barber

Posted at 11:25pm
Dear Daddy,

Thank you for 38 beautiful years of being in my life. Thank you for helping to mold me into the young lady I am today. I am going to miss our political and football conversations but I know you will forever be by myside. I am physically going to miss but it brings me joy to know ur spirit and love is forever with me. Love u daddy. Congrats on your wings. I know paradise is as beautiful as you always said it would be❤❤❤ love u daddy

Baby Doll
Ebony Boober
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Tracy Watt

Posted at 06:10pm
My deepest condolences to you, Mikel, Nathaniel and the rest of the Barber family. May you all find peace during this solemn time.
MC

MARILYN D CLEMONS

Posted at 05:55pm
MY CONDOLENCE GOES OUT TO YOU ALICE, AND ALL OF MR. BARBER'S CHILDREN, AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS. REST MR. BARBER, IN THE BOSOM OF THE ALMIGHTY GOD! ALICE I WILL LIFT YOU AND THE FAMILY IN PRAYER FOR COMFORT AND STRENGTH IN THIS DIFFICULT TIME. BLESSINGS TO Y'ALL FAMILY!!! ELDRESS MARILYN CLEMONS,
C

Carol Kinsey

Posted at 07:48am
Our dear friend,Lonnie, who Vernon and I shared many happy memories with at VBBBC. Always with a smile, kindness and chuckle. You will be missed. My sympathy, love and prayers surround Alice, Nathaniel and his family.
Carol Kinsey
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