Robert B. Barber Sr.

Robert B. Barber Sr., age 84 of Montour Falls, N.Y., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

Bob was the oldest of five boys, born to Rex and Mildred (Tinklepaugh) Barber of Forest Lake, Pa. He is survived by his wife Nina (Barrett) Barber; daughter Doris Harrington (Ronald Bullivant); son-in-law Ernest Easling; four grandchildren Michele Stone (Hector Lopez), Marie (Scott) Bowers, Devin Barber, and Susan Bullivant; six great-grandchildren Trentin and Boyd Barber, Thea and Wynnie Bowers, Esteban Lopez and Kearstin Masson; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Robert B. Barber Jr.; daughter Ann Easling; and his four brothers Ernest, Paul, Harold, and Melvin Barber. Bob was the owner for over 50 years of Barber's Excavating and Trucking, Barber's Garage, Barber's Disposal, Barber's Ice, and the Sinclair Gas Station. He was a charter and lifetime member of the Millport Hunting Club and former member of the Montour Moose Club.

Funeral services were held at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home in Watkins Glen, and burial was at the Bradford Memorial Park in Towanda, Pa. You may sign a guestbook or view his memorial online at

Published in Daily Review on Mar. 16, 2013