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“What a huge loss and I am so sorry for you Anne and your family. What I remember most about Ron was his wonderful smile that put sunshine in anyone...Read More »
1 of 41 | Posted by: Loretta Bidlespcher - King Ferry, NY

“Our thoughts and prayers to Ron's family...May your beautiful treasured memories bring you peace and comfort. Maria and Andy Supa ”
2 of 41 | Posted by: Andy & Maria Supa - Binghamton, NY

“Dear Ann and family,I was sorry to hear of Ron's passing. I worked with the Matco Electronics Group many years ago and had the pleasure to work...Read More »
3 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Anne, Erica, Jamey and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are offered at this most difficult for the family.May friend Ron rest in peace.Remember...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Bill & Bev Lane - Palm Bay, FL

“Anne, Erica and Megan, we were saddened to hear of Rons passing. We will always remember Ron as a friendly, great guy. We are so sorry for your...Read More »
5 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“Anne, Erica and Megan, so sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time. We are sorry we...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: Chrissondra and Deano Six - PA

“I had the pleasure and privilege of volunteering with Ron on the Board of the Spiediefest for several years. What a kind, fun, generous man. My...Read More »
7 of 41 | Posted by: Jackie Goldberger - Charlotte, NC

“For Sure...one of the good guys lost!! Ron was "My Little Brother" at our fraternity at Clarkson. He was full of fun and laughter. Yet in all our...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: John Johanson - Youngstown, NY

“Anne, Erica, Megan, and Family...What a beautifully written obituary. Ron and your family have been in my life for as long as I remember, and I have...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: Rob Matthews

“It's terrible to hear about your loss and I express my sincere sympathy to you and your family. ”
10 of 41 | Posted by: Heidi Jones Ranger - Johnson City, NY

“Anne and family,I was shocked to hear of Ron's passing. We were both part of the Matthews Group many years ago.Ron was a very special person and will...Read More »
11 of 41 | Posted by: Steve Dzuba - Bluffton, SC

“I was so sorry to read of Rons passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Bev Packer ”
12 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“A Binghamton icon is lost . I have fond memories of Ron in the early years . always welcoming and a great sense of humor . RIP ”
13 of 41 | Posted by: Tony Mincolla - Ballston Lake, NY

“Ron and I were the same age and in youth group at Boulevard Methodist together, and know his family. I know how much you all must miss him, and am...Read More »
14 of 41 | Posted by: Carol Tomerlin - Bowie, MD

“We are saddened to hear about Ron. Many fond memories of a good neighbor in a good neighborhood.We are sorry to not be able to attend the service and...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Phil and Carol Murphy - NY

“I was saddened to learn of the death of Ron, we had many pleasant days on the golf course over the years. Our thought and prayers are with him and...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: Dr Frank Gilroy - Jupiter, FL

“I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Barber's passing. He was such a great guy. I will always remember him coaching a bunch of bratty little girls in...Read More »
17 of 41 | Posted by: Jocelyn Whittemore (Patak) - GA

“Mrs. Barber, Erica, and Megan, we are very Sorry for your Loss! Mr. Barber was always so very kind and funny. I will always remember his smile and...Read More »
18 of 41 | Posted by: Joel and Elba Davis - Apalachin, NY

“To the Barber family, I was so sorry to hear about Ron. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. ”
19 of 41 | Posted by: Sue June Bucchioni - Spring Grove, PA

“Dear Anne, Erica, Megan and Families, I am very sorry to hear of Ron's passing. Ron was a Smiling Angel on Earth in every way. Erica and...Read More »
20 of 41 | Posted by: Elaine Sullivan - Quaker Lake, PA

“Dear Barber Family,Sincere condolences on the passing of Ron. He was truly one of the best and always brightened the lives of everyone he encountered...Read More »
21 of 41 | Posted by: Steve & Fran Scoville - Naples, FL

“Sorry about your lost Ken. The Bill Pemberton family will keep you all in our thoughts and Prayers. ”
22 of 41 | Posted by: Claire Pemberton

“To the Barber family. I had the good fortune to work with Ron for many years at Matco. That's as good as it gets. Rest in peace old friend. Rod...Read More »
23 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“So sad to hear of your loss, he was an amazing person and will truly be missed by all. Mike and Barbara Panko ”
24 of 41 | Posted by: Michael/Barbara Panko - NY

“Anne and girls, So heartbroken for you all losing such a wonderful husband and father. Our sincerest sympathy, Sue and Mike Lane. ”
25 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

Fearless “The essence of RB. I will always remember him like this. So sorry for your loss. ”
26 of 41 | Posted by: Rick Rock - Bradenton, FL

“Anne ,Erica, and Megan we want to share our condolences. Always remember that he will be with you and whispering how much he loved all of you. Hold...Read More »
27 of 41 | Posted by: Diane Allen - Las Vegas, NV

“I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My memory will always remember Ron as a great fraternity brother and his voice yelling out to me whenever we met...Read More »
28 of 41 | Posted by: Gary Gray - Cooper City, FL

“Dear Barber Family;We were saddened to hear of the passing of Ronnie. He was a great man in so many ways. Hard working and always a smile on his face...Read More »
29 of 41 | Posted by: Mark McDonough - Naples, FL

“I was saddened to hear of Ron's passing. I remember Ron as a great competitor and good friend.May The Good Lord welcome Ron to His table and provide...Read More »
30 of 41 | Posted by: Frederick Conte - Las Vegas, NV

“Ken, Cindy and Barber family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hold tight the wonderful memories of your dear brother. ”
31 of 41 | Posted by: Tim and Nancy Woytek - Raleigh, NC

“Anne & Family,Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to you and all of the Barber family. What a beautiful tribute Ron's obituary is and so...Read More »
32 of 41 | Posted by: Colleen & John Fitzsimmons - FL

“I was deeply saddened when I heard that Ron had gone home to our Heavenly Father. I had the great pleasure of working for Ron at Matco Electric. Ron...Read More »
33 of 41 | Posted by: Joe Aston - Binghamton, NY

“I'm so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. I enjoyed working with him for many years. He was always friendly, helpful and quick with a joke or a laugh...Read More »
34 of 41 | Posted by: Terry Walker - Binghamton, NY

“We grieve with you at the loss of this great man. Though years have passed, we've never forgotten the joy Ron could spread where ever he went. He...Read More »
35 of 41 | Posted by: Judy hawkens - warwick, NY

“Ken and Cindy - Our sympathy to you and all of your family on the loss of Ron. Tom and Kathy Brearley ”
36 of 41 | Posted by: Tom and Kathy Brearley - Raleigh, NC

“Anne & FamilyPlease accept my thoughts and prayers to all of you at this difficult time. I met Ron years ago playing softball and although we didn't...Read More »
37 of 41 | Posted by: Dick Orzel - Surfside Beach, SC

“Ken and family, So sorry to read of your great loss. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this most difficult time. ...Read More »
38 of 41 | Posted by: Cindy Lane - Rochester, NY

“Ken all the BARBER family so sorry to hear of Ron's passing looked up to him as an underclassman at JCHS, he was always a leader. always a seemed...Read More »
39 of 41 | Posted by: Lou Skojec - Ashburn, VA

“Anne; So sorry for you. I am remiss that I haven't got to see you in so many years. ”
40 of 41 | Posted by: Eric Nash - Clayton, NY

“I went to school with Ron and last saw him at our 45 th class reunion,its with great sadness of his passing. May he RIP. ”
41 of 41 | Posted by: MARY FEIJOO LESKO - BINGHAMTON, NY


Ronald was born on March 11, 1949 and passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016.

Ronald was a resident of Johnson City, New York at the time of his passing.

He attented the college at Clarkson University.

He was married to Anne.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 10:00am at the Barber Memorial Home Inc. 428 Main St Johnson City. Burial will be held in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00-7:00pm at the Barber Memorial Home.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Rons memory to the Alzheimers Association of America P.O. Box 96011 Washington DC 20090-6011 Autism Speaks 1060 State Road 2nd Fl Princeton NJ 08540 or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation JDRF 26 Broadway 14th Floor New York NY 10004.

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