sunrise1HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - M. C. Barber, 76 of Earlington, Ky passed away on Saturday, August 17th at his home in Earlington. He was born March 3, 1937 to the late Cash Thurman Barber and Clemmie Elizabeth Wix Barber. He was a 1957 graduate of Earlington High School. He was retired from Costain Coal Company, a member of St. Vincent DePaul Society. He was a member and served on Church Council for several years at Immaculate Conception. He was an avid woodworker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Allison Marie Barber (1976) and a brother Harold Barber.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy (Blakeley) Barber, one daughter, Melinda and her husband Larry Oglesby of Madisonville. One brother Ernest “Dick” Barber and his wife Betty Elizabeth of Island, Ky. Two grandchildren Christopher Noah of Madisonville, Megan (Noah) and husband James Crumley of Louisville, Ky. One great-grandchild, Scarlett Ann Crumley of Louisville. He had several nieces and nephews.

Service will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Wednesday August 21st at 2:00 PM. With Father Bruce Fogle officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery in Earlington. Visitation will be held at Reid-Walters Funeral from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM prior to service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St Vincent DePaul Building Fund. 101 E Arch Street , Madisonville, Ky. 42431.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7337

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 6561

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6437

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 4182

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 3961

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11258

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 8988

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 31, 2015 1300

Hot Button Item Draws Hanson Crowd to Zoning,…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 1214

Rods for Relay Raises Funds for ACS Relay for Life

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1146

YMCA Summer Food Service Program

by Kelly Forbes
May 31, 2015 972

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 951

Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters Gather for…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 813

Authorities Discover Meth Lab While Assisting…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 715

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
May 30, 2015 675

Whitfield Announces Congressional Art Contest…

by Ed Whitfield
June 01, 2015 632

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 589

LG&E and KU Unveil New Outage Texting Option…

by LG&E and KU News