Richard Ray "Dickie" Barber

  • Born: August 4, 1946
  • Died: September 22, 2021
  • Location: Loranger, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404
Tel. (985) 345-5801

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dickie was born August 4, 1946, in Tylertown, MS, to the late J.C. and Audie Walker Barber, and passed away peacefully at his home in Loranger, LA September 22, 2021, at age 75. He was a member of First Pentecostal Church of Hammond, a thoroughbred farm manager for 40 years and a foreman for the Tangipahoa Parish Government. Dickie is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dianne Price Barber; children, Renee Barber, and Krystal Barber; grandchildren, Tyler Ray Barber, Ragan Renee Szalajeski, and Lucas James Szalajeski; brothers, J.M. Barber (Melvia), and Dossie Barber (Linda); uncle, Ray Walker (Joyce); and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. A service celebrating his life will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 2:00 pm at First Pentecostal Church of Hammond, 43030 East Pleasant Ridge Road, Hammond, 70403. Special thanks to friends and family for their outpouring of support.