BABER, Henry Ford, 83, of Chesterfield, died at home on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Dorothy; sons, Byron (Judy), Stephen (Kristi) and Barry (Sharon); his most beloved grandchildren, Josiah, Elizabeth and Rachel; his adored sister, Dannice Miller. Mr. Baber served as a paratrooper during the Korean War in the 187th RCT. He was a member of Gospel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Road (Rte. 10). His funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be a private burial at Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Gospel Baptist Church, 1300 Turner Road, Richmond, Va. 23225.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.