DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE SERVICE HAS BEEN MOVED FROM GRAVESIDE TO A CHAPEL SERVICE AT TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH.
Albert “Al” White Barber, Jr, 65, of Atlanta, GA, died Friday, September 22, 2023, at Lenbrook Retirement Center in Atlanta. Nick Dawson, pastor of his childhood church, Trinity Baptist, will officiate, and John Grobe will provide the music for the 11:00am service at Westview Cemetery, Tuesday, September 26, 2023.
Pallbearers will be Robert Kryder, Kathryn Putnam, Caroline Barber, John Barber, Christine Barber and Victoria Barber. Mr. Barber was a loving and dedicated son and brother to his family. He had a strong Christian faith, taught Children’s Sunday School, and sang in the choir at Wieuca Baptist Church for many years. He spent his entire career in the banking industry.
Mr. Barber was a Boy Scout and especially enjoyed hiking at Philmont Scout Reservation. He graduated from Moultrie Senior High School in 1976, earned his degree from Valdosta State College, and received his Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. An avid runner, he enjoyed running in the Peachtree Road Race for many years.
One weekend a month you could always find him volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House helping families in need. He received the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Medal.
He loved his family, enjoyed life, and had a wonderful time traveling around the country with them. He was preceded in death by his father Albert White Barber. Survivors include his mother, Joyce Patch Barber, of Moultrie, GA, his siblings Joyce (Joy) B. Kryder and Stan of Atlanta, GA, Stephen (Steve) K. Barber and Elaine of Moultrie, GA, and Cecil H. Barber and Celina of Moultrie, GA. He is survived by six nieces and nephews, Robert S. Kryder, Jr. (Evan), Kathryn Kryder Putnam (Jeff), Caroline L. Barber, John S. Barber, Christine L. Barber and Victoria L Barber. Memorials can be sent to Trinity Baptist Church, 201-12th Ave, Moultrie, GA 31768.To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Albert "Al" Barber, please visit our flower store.