Larry Eugene Barber

Published 4:38 pm Thursday, December 17, 2020

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Mr. Larry Eugene Barber, age 74, died Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at his home in Brinson, Georgia.  No formal service will be held at this time.  The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, December 18, 2020 at the Cadwell Chapel of Cox Funeral Home.

In accordance with the State of Georgia guidelines concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, those attending are expected to maintain the recommended safe social distancing and to wear protective masks.

Larry Eugene Barber was born June 18, 1946 in Bainbridge, Georgia.  The son of Thurman Barber and Annie Murl Josey Barber, he spent most of his life in Decatur County.  Larry loved farming and worked for Glenn Heard Farms and farming for Terrell Scott.  He also ran a u-pick vegetable business.  His main passion was being a cowboy.  He was the true definition of a cowboy; saddle-up, boots on, let’s ride!  He helped bring “the cowboy way” to Decatur County, working avidly with the Bainbridge Trail Blazers.  He was one of the founding members.  Larry was a man’s man.  He would give you the shirt off his back, always ready to help.  Fishing and netting were his other passions.  He would share his catch by holding an annual fish fry at the Bainbridge Boat Basin.

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Larry Eugene Barber is survived by his wife of 43 years, Kemmie Plunkett Barber; his daughter Brandy Daniels (Stevie); granddaughter, Lindsey ‘George’ Sandifier (Lucas); great-granddaughter, Grace ‘Slim’; and father, Thurman Barber.  He is survived by his adopted cowboy son, Steve Enfinger; a host of nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Annie Murl Barber and brother, Jerome Barber.

On-line condolences may be sent at  Cox Funeral Home is in charge.