BARBER, SR., Harry Entered into eternal rest on the evening of October 10, 2006, Major Harry K. Barber, Sr. known to family and friends as Ken . Residence, Columbia, S.C. The relatives and friends of Major Harry K. Barber, Sr. are invited to attend his Graveside Funeral Service Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 3:30 o’clock in Bethany Cemetery. Friends may call at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. North Area Chapel, 2119 Dorchester Road on Saturday, from one thirty until three o’clock. Major Barber was born in Charleston, SC, December 11, 1930 the son of the late Harry L. Barber and Mary Eva Chassereau Barber. He was a 1951 graduate of Murray Vocational High School and a 1955 graduate of The Citadel. He was ordered to active duty September 1955, where he served in various assignments in Japan, Fort Riley, Kansas; Vietnam (1961-62 and 1968-69), Panama, Birmingham, Alabama; Fort Hauchuca, Arizona; and finally, Fort Jackson, SC, where he retired in 1975. His military awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster, the National Defense Service Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device, Vietnam Service Medal with six Oak Leaf Clusters. Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Andrew P. Nordlof and a son and daughter-in-law Harry K. Jr. & Rita Barber; and grandchildren Megan Elizabeth Lamberson and Robert Glenn Lamberson II, all of Charleston, SC. Major Barber was a life member of the Association of Citadel Men, the Citadel Development Foundation, the VFW and the Panama Canal Lodge 1414, B.P.O.E., Balboa, Panama. In lieu of flowers, he requests gifts to The Harry K. Barber (1955) and Harry L. Barber Memorial Scholarship Fund (Restricted); c/o The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC, 29409-6230 A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com. Visit our guestbook at www.charleston.net/deaths.
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