Buford Barber, 87, formerly of Richland, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 in Bellmead. He was born Jan. 19, 1926 to Edward and Rachel Barber in Malakoff. He was a rancher and retired to Bellmead. He was a veteran of World War II.
He is survived by wife Ruby V. Barber; children, Ann Johnson and husband Donnie, Sue Wolfe, Jane Hintz, Rita Jo Taylor and husband Roy, Larry Barber and wife Linda, Rickey Barber and wife Delores; two step-children, Sharon Dodson and Jim Denton and wife Joen; one brother, Raymond Earl Barber; grandchildren, Kim, Gail and Melanie Woodard, Brad Woodard, Bryan Hintz, Summer Matthews, Brandi Barber Garcia, Rachel Barber Dawson, Laura Barber, Rusty Barber, Kim Denton, Barry Denton, Ronnie Denton, Chrissy Roberts, Johnny Roberts; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at Richland Cemetery with Pastor Adams of Concord Baptist Church officiating. Pallbearers will be Brock Garcia, Shane McCaslin, Ryan Dawson, Larry Hoppe, Bryan Hintz, and Rusty Barber.
Online guest book available www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.