Wednesday, September 20th, 2006
Mendon native Lyle Kermitt Barber, 85, died at 4:15 a.m. Sept. 14, 2006, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home.
He was born April 17, 1921, in Mendon, to Robert and Bertha Banter Barber. On Aug. 20, 1954, he married Ruth Ann Parmenter, who survives in Lima.
Also surviving are two daughters, Lana (David R. ) Gerber, Cincinnati, and Kay (Paul) Monus, Frederick, Md.; two sisters, Aldyth (Darber) Meyer and Doris A. Barber, both of Delware, and five grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, John C. and R. Dane Barber.
He retired as the first principal of Lima North Junior High School. He was a former educator, serving as a teacher, coach, councilor and administrator for 37 years. He was a member of The Ohio Education Association and Trinity United Methodist Church, Lima. He coached at Lima Central High School, Lima Senior High School and St. Marys Memorial High School.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, the Rev. David Gerber officiating. Interment is at Memorial Park Masoleum, Lima.
Calling is 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the donor's choice.
Condolences can be sent at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.