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Jessie David Barber, Jr.

February 4, 1986 December 6, 2018
Jessie David Barber, Jr.
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Obituary for Jessie David Barber, Jr.

Loving Son, Brother, Husband, and Father

Jessie David Barber Jr., age 32, of Oliver Springs, TN, loving husband to Courteney and devoted father to David, Landon and Avery Barber, entered into eternal rest at his residence on Thursday, December 6, 2018 in Santee, CA.
In addition, he is survived by his parents Jessie and Karen Barber of Oliver Springs, TN. Jessie Jr. was brother to Jason and Hannah Barber of Hauula, HI, Marissa and Cody Brant of Knoxville, TN, Jordan Barber of Cookeville, TN and Sara Barber of Oliver Springs, TN; Grandson to Chalmers and Harriett Nannie of Knoxville, TN and Paul and Peggy Marie Barber Holbrook of Lexington, NC and many, many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was born Feb. 4, 1986 in Aurora, CO at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center and lived his childhood in Westminster, CO. Jessie attended school at Lukas Elementary, Jefferson Academy and Standley Lake High School. Jessie Jr. moved to East TN as a Senior in High School attending Oliver Springs High School his senior year and left soon after to join the United States Navy.
Jessie Jr. served his country proudly for 13 years, serving in 5 deployments in various locations around the world. He was attached to the USS Samuel B. Roberts and USS Gabrielle Giffords ships.
Jessie Jr. was a loving and caring son, father, husband, brother, and friend. He was a dedicated, honorable, hard-working and courageous sailor. He affected hundreds by his strong will and his love for his job. His patriotism, hard work and desire to do good changed the lives of all the many sailors he served with.
He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and all whose lives he touched during the precious 32 years that he was on this earth.
Death is not the end, as he shall live on forever in the hearts of his loved ones. A memorial service, celebrating his life, will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 140 S. Jefferson Circle, Oak Ridge, TN on Sunday Dec. 16th, 2018. Receiving of friends starting at 4:00pm and Memorial Service at 6:00pm. The interment for family and close friends will be at East TN State Veterans Cemetery with full Military honors on Monday Dec. 17th.
Memorials, in his honor, may be made to www.garysinisefoundation.org or https://www.mission22.com/#ourcause.
You may sign our guest register by logging on to www.weatherfordmortuary.com.
“…when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God.” Mosiah 2:17.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

16

Dec

4:00 PM 12/16/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 12/16/2018 6:00:00 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

140 S Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
140 S Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

16

Dec

6:00 PM 12/16/2018 6:00:00 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

140 S Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
140 S Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

East TN State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy.
Knoxville, TN 37920

2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy. Knoxville 37920 TN
United States

Memorial Contribution

garysinisefoundation

mission

http://www.mission22.com#ourcause
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