Marion O. Barber, 85, of Mint Hill, North Carolina, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Carrington Place in Matthews, North Carolina.
Marion was born June 22, 1931, in Lancaster, South Carolina, to the late James and Fayetta Barber.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruby Hollars Barber; son, Mark Barber of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina; daughter, Susan Barber of Charlotte; sister, Iris Biddy of Kings Mountain; along with nieces and nephews.
Mr. Barber is a graduate of Grover High School and Evans College of Commerce. He worked many years at McLean Trucking Company and retired from Spartan Trucking after 20 years. He always enjoyed watching his kids play sports, occasionally coaching and spending time with his family. Marion especially loved his Atlanta Braves and Carolina Panthers.
A funeral was held at one o’clock in the afternoon on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at McEwen Funeral Service-Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, North Carolina 28227, with a visitation held one hour prior to the service. Interment followed in Sunset Memory Gardens.
The family would like to give a very special thank you to his niece, Phyllis, for all that she has done especially the last couple of months. The family is grateful to the devoted caregivers at Carrington Place.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Mint Hill Chapel, Mint Hill, North Carolina.