William Keith “Butch” Barber Jr. 79, of Twilight, passed away on December 25th, 2019 at the Monongahela Valley Hospital with his family by his side. Keith was born on August 31st, 1940 in North Charleroi. The son of the late William Sr. and Naomi (Jones) Barber.
After graduating from Charleroi High School, Mr. Barber enlisted in the United States Navy where he served his country honorably. After his time in the U.S Navy, Keith attended the California State College where he received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Arts. For many years he was the Director of Therapeutic Activities at the Torrance State Hospital where he eventually retired. Following his retirement he was a bus driver for the Charleroi Area School District.
In addition to his parents Keith is preceded in death by his loving wife Joanne Patton Barber.
Keith is survived by his sons; Keith (Kim) Barber of Belle Vernon, Lynn (Donna) Barber of Kill Devil Hills, N.C and his daughter Toni (Tom) Hartman of Fayette City, his sister Betsy Franceschi of Charlotte N.C; and his five grandchildren; Jacob, Jesse, Jordan, Jared Hartman and Brandon Barber.
Friends will be received on Monday December 30th from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 pm. in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi. Funeral services will be held on December 31st at 10 am. in the funeral home with Rev Mark Woomer officiating. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com
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