George Edward Barber, lll MOUNT PLEASANT - George Edward Barber, lll, Mount Pleasant died Feb. 17, 2014. Born Oct. 8, 1937, George was the beloved son of the late Miriam F. and George E. Barber, Jr. He was raised in Charlotte, N.C., attending Dilworth, Alexander Graham and Myers Park High. He remained a Charlottean through his 2006 retirement, until moving to Mount Pleasant in 2012. He is survived by his brother, Freeman Barber and wife Susan, his niece, Garrett Rust and husband Trey and their children, Lila and Shaw, his nephew Freeman Barber, Jr. and wife Margaret and their children Freeman, lll and Hunt, all of Mount Pleasant, and his step-niece, Steele Trotter, of Charleston. George's family extends heartfelt thanks to the staffs of The Palms of Mount Pleasant, Home Instead Senior Care and Carolina Hospice Care. Graveside services will be held at Forest Lawn West, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, at 1PM February 20. Those who wish to do so may make memorials to Carolina Hospice Care, 410 Mill Street, Suite 104, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. TH Robertson Funeral & Cremation Service is serving the family, www.throbertson.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Feb. 19, 2014