George A. Barber


George A. Barber, 41, of Beckley, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1999, at his home following a short illness. Born May 3, 1958, at Beckley, he was the son of Louise Hoskins of Sweeneysburg and the late Frank Barber. Mr. Barber was owner of Computer Village, a former employee of Lillys' Crown Jewelers and Burgess Pic Pac. He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and the College of West Virginia. He was a faithful member of Maynor Freewill Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Eva J. Hoskins. Other survivors include his wife and companion of 19 years, Paula Daniels Barber; a son, Scott Allen Barber at home; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard and Drema Daniels of Mabscott; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, James and Lori Lilly of Roanoke, Va.; two aunts, Janice Nicely of Sweeneysburg and Jeanne Hoskins of Manassas, Va.; three uncles, Harry Hoskins and his wife, Nancy, of Beckley, Howard Hoskins and his wife, Patricia, of Beckley, and Grady Hoskins and his wife, Peggy, of Beckley; and numerous cousins and friends. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley, with Pastor Forrest Gray officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be David Crouch, Ureal Allen, Mike Tucker, Glen Williams, Jim Bowyer and Warren Bailey. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

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