MEBANE - Samuel Leard "Sam" Baber II, 73, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at his home. Mr. Baber was born in Rockingham County, NC to the late Hastle Baber Sr. and Janie Brown Baber and was a veteran of the United States Air Force and served in Radar Operations. After serving his country he went to work with IBM where he retired as manager of new products. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock, Tuesday afternoon, November 6, 2012, in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home.
Mr. Baber is survived by his wife of 52 years, Linda Haynes Baber; children, Darrell Baber of Durham, Richard Baber and wife Carolyn of Reidsville, Regina McAlexander and husband Eddie of Wake Forest, Robert Baber of Apex and Todd Baber and wife Tami of Mebane; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Hastle "Sonny" Baber Jr.
Memorial contributions can be made to the
, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Friends may visit with the family prior to the service from 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, November 6, 2012, at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. (919-556-5811)
Online condolences may be sent at www.brightfunerals.com