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Wilson Barber Jr

  • "I called him "Uncle Wilson". He was always good to me. I am..."
    - Howard Fuller 3rd
  • "I had the honor of having this fine man as a mentor and a..."
    - Butch Blazer
  • "Condolences to the family on your loss. Mr. Barber was..."
    - Pamela Cordova
  • "To the Barber family: It saddens me greatly. He was a..."
    - Danny Breuninger
  • "Valerie & Lance & family My prayers are with you and your..."

A memorial service for Wilson Barber Jr, 72, will be at Joshua Generation Church, 1375 Elva Dr., Galliup, NM on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11 am.

Wilson passed away on November 5, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona.

He grew up in Gallup, NM and graduated from Gallup High School. He was an executive with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and served as the Navajo Area Director before retiring.

Wilson is survived by his son Lance L. Barber of Glendale, Arizona; daughter Valerie K. Barber Torrez of Tularosa, NM; brother Kenneth Barber; sisters Carole J. Barber of Los Lunas and Rosemary Barber Damon of Window Rock, Arizona; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Wilson was proceeded in death by his wife Elsie Footracer Barber; father Wilson Barber Sr.; mother Daisy Keetso Barber; and sister Joanne Barber Martin.
Published in Ruidoso News from Nov. 14 to Dec. 13, 2013