HURLEY L. BARBER(1932 - 2012)

HURLEY L BARBER February 29, 1932 - December 27, 2012 Hurley Lee Barber age 80, died on Dec. 27, 2012 peacefully at home in Red Bluff after a battle with cancer, complicated by pneumonia. He was born in Los Molinos, CA., on leap year, Feb. 29th, 1932. His parents were Lile and Gunhild (Paulson) Barber.He attended and graduated from Red Bluff schools, and enlisted in the Navy in 1952. He married Carolyn J. Hacker in July 1954. He was a Letter Carrier for nearly 20 years. His main route was downtown Red Bluff. He was also a Volunteer Fireman and served as Fire Marshall. His favorite hobby was gathering friends & sharing laughter. He is survived by his wife; Carolyn J. Barber of 58 years, his Daughter's; Denise & Dennis Daugherty, Deann Barber & John Beltran and Bonnie Barber, all of Red Bluff. One Son, William Barber, also of Red Bluff. Grandchildren; Todd (Raelyn) Daugherty of Denair, Ca.. Tara (Keith) Johnston of Richfield, Ca., Dustyn Yancy, Cody Yancy & Seth Murchison, all of Red Bluff. Dejon (Scott) Weldon of Santa Cruz, CA. And Ten Great Grandchildren, all of CA. Services will be held at the Presbyterian Church, 838 Jefferson St. in Red Bluff, CA., at 10am on Saturday, January 5th, 2013. Reception will immediately follow. A private family burial will be held at a later date at Oak Hill Cemetery in Red Bluff. Contributions maybe made to the Norbert Rocha Endowment for Cancer Research at UC Davis, CA. 916-734-9416 ask for Beth, The Volunteer Fireman Fund in Red Bluff, St. Elizabeth Hospice of Red Bluff, CA., and Mercy Hospital Hospice of Redding, CA.

Published in Daily News on Jan. 3, 2013