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Joseph Thomas Barber
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1955
Smith County
Texas, USA
Death: May 18, 2012
Gregg County
Texas, USA

Visitation services for Joseph Thomas Barber, age 56, of New London, will be on Tuesday, May 22, at 5 p.m. A rosary will follow at 6:30 p.m. at Lloyd James Funeral Home in Tyler. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler with the Very Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, JCD, officiating. Burial will follow in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery. Joe passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012, in Kilgore.

Joe was born on Oct. 6, 1955, in Tyler to Mary Barber and the late Raymond Barber. He graduated from Texas State Technical College in Waco. Following graduation Joe began a 33-year career with ExxonMobil Corp. where he was still employed at the time of his death, a job he dearly loved. He was an active member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Joe enjoyed spending time with friends and family, especially his best friend, Carl Deaton. It was his joy to raise Letha Rose. He also enjoyed metal work and working in his shop. He knew no strangers and everyone knew him for his unique humor.

He is survived by wife, Missey Barber; son, Joseph A. Barber (Booze); daughter, Chelsey A. Barber; mother, Mary Barber; stepchildren, Mackey Ware, Mandy Rocco and Macie Rogers; brothers, David, Anthony, John and Kelly Barber; and sister, Mary Margaret Ellison.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe's memory to the Joe Barber Memorial Fund, 1st State Bank, Overton, 75684, phone 903-834-3161.
Officials have released the name of the person killed at East Texas Lumber.

He has been identified as 56-year-old Joseph Barber.

Family links: 
  Raymond Phillip Barber (1925 - 1984)
  Joseph Thomas Barber (1955 - 2012)
  Maria Elena Barber Dixon (1962 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery
Smith County
Texas, USA
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Record added: May 18, 2012
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Joseph Thomas Barber
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- DMLeForce
 Added: Feb. 2, 2014
Happy New Year. We miss you
- Nancy Jane Faulk White Adams
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014
God bless, keep and comfort your family and friends. A horrible, tragic accident. Prayers for all... your family and employees at the lumber yard.
- Mom to angels Bo and Chris
 Added: May. 22, 2012
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