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Richard Ray "Dickie" Barber

Richard Ray "Dickie" Barber
  • August 4, 1946 - September 22, 2021
  • Loranger, Louisiana

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“Please accept my condolences. I just learned of Dickies passing and am saddened. He was a good man and will be a great addition to Heaven. I will...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Danny Brown - Friend

“Never have to say "Goodbye", but until we meet again ! ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Ginger Dean

“So sorry for your loss. . You were part of our roots. Growing up together. So many precious memories. It feels like part of our history went with...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Donald and Faye Corkern - LA

“Our deepest sympathies to Dicky’s loving family. All the horsemen that shared parts of Dicky’s life will always remember his influence...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Floyd & Renee Pitzer - Friend

“Our deepest sympathies to Dicky’s loving family. All the horsemen that shared parts of Dicky’s life will always remember his influence...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Floyd & Renee Pitzer - Friend

“Our deepest sympathies to Dicky’s loving family. All the horsemen that shared parts of Dicky’s life will always remember his influence...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Floyd & Renee Pitzer - Friend

“So Sorry to read this, I am praying for you and the family. God is good and does not make mistakes, so he will be with you all during this time of...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: JANICE S LAMBERT

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I loss a great friend we are praying for the family ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Don Miley - Bogalusa, LA - Friend

“I will never forget your faithfulness to 5am prayer on Thursday mornings and your stories over coffee in the mornings following prayer. You are a...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Darlene Long - Husser, LA


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.