Roy Junior Barb

Roy Junior Barb, 68, of Woodstock, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at his home.  The funeral will be held Saturday, February 13 at 11:00 a.m. at First Church of Columbia Furnace.  Pastor Brian Duncan and Mr. David Ferguson will officiate.  Burial with military honors by Edinburg VFW Post #2447 and Woodstock American Legion Post #199 will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Barb was born May 23, 1947 in Shenandoah County, son of the late Roy Thomas Barb and Hazel Madilene Helsley Barb.  He was an Army veteran and retired from Wholesome Foods after 30 years.  He was a member of Edinburg VFW, Woodstock American Legion, DAV, New Market Eagles, Mt. Jackson Moose Lodge and MVETS.  He was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Riffey and Brenda Barb; grandson, Michael Bowman and step son, Alvin Mauck.

Roy is survived by his wife, Linda Sue Barb; three daughters, Angela Bowman and husband Everette of New Market, Brandi Kibler and husband Jeremy of Woodstock and Rebecca Rickard of Edinburg; son, Scott Barb and wife Julie of Howell, Michigan; step daughter Shawna Racey and husband Rick of Edinburg; step son, Jared Wilson of Maurertown; three sisters, Sharon Frye of Mt. Jackson, Judy Donovan of Toms Brook and Carolyn Whetzel of Lost City, West Virginia; brother, Buddy Barb of Fulks Run; ten grandchildren, Justin Bowman, Joshua Bowman, Clayton Bowman, Darrin Kibler, Logan Barb, Tanner Barb, Preston Barb, Mallory Barb, Kalyb Dodson and Kiersten Dodson and two step grandchildren, Jeremy Racey and Ashlyn Mauck.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Kibler, Scott Barb, Justin Bowman, Everette Bowman, Rick Racey, Jared Wilson, Chuck Jeffries and Vernon Donovan Jr.

Honorary Pallbearers will be members and aux. members of Edinburg VFW and members of Woodstock American Legion.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7-9 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Edinburg VFW, 100 Veteran’s Way, Edinburg, VA 22824.

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10 Condolences to Roy Junior Barb

  1. Scott Barb says:

    Love you Dad. You’re missed beyond words.

  2. Sandy Kenney Trump says:

    You will be greatly missed. All those times you asked me to ride the Ferris Wheel at the fair and I always said no not this year, I wish now I wouldv’e done it once. May you RIP.

  3. Anonymous says:

    You will be missed ,
    Theressa Russell
    Dist. 7 Pres.

  4. Brenda Lam says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss I’ll keep you in my prayers. Brenda Lam post 8613 and auxiliary

  5. Janet Stewart says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Janet Stewart
    Club Manager, Shenandoah VFW Post 8613

  6. Norman and Nadine Henry says:

    We are very sorry for your loss. Roy was a good person and we are glad we had the honor of knowing him.

  7. Tommy Jenkins says:

    On behalf of the Shenandoah VFW Post 8613 I would like to extend our most heartfelt condolences to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Tommy Jenkins
    VFW Post 8613

  8. Bonnie and Larry Frye says:

    Linda. I am so sorry to hear about Roy’s passing. We are out of town and just heard the news. My thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be missed by all who knew him. Again, I am so sorry for your loss. Bonnie and Larry Frye

  9. AB says:

    I am sorry for your loss. Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 reminds us that God is always there to comfort us. I pray this helps you to find solace.

  10. Angela bowman says:

    Dad I miss you so much. I am so heartbroken. You were so much fun and I will always have the memories of one could ever replace you…I am so proud to call you my dad.I cant wait to see you again.I love you…