Saturday, December 22nd, 2007
J. Vernon Barber
J. Vernon Barber, 90, 9990 Rice Road, Mendon, died Dec. 20, 2007 at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born on May 12, 1917 in Auglaize County to Ernest and Sarah Anna Wharton Barber. On Oct. 16, 1943, he married Dorothy Yewey, who survives in Mendon.
Also surviving are three daughters, Shirley (Steve) Bell, and Marilyn (James) Dwenger, both of Celina, and Joanne (Dan), Lampert, Anna; seven grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Harry E., and a sister, Mary Ellen Adams.
He had retired from Goodyear, St. Marys in 1979 after working as cost accountant. He was a graduate of the former Neptune High and Giffin College, Van Wert.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Robert Loar officiating. Burial is at Hamilton Bethel Cemetery, Mendon.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to American Heart or New Horizon UB Church.