LTC Gary N. Barber was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/08/1989 at the age of 41.1
San Antonio, TX
Flight Class 72-6AF
Date of Birth 01/15/1948
Served in the U.S. Air Force
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN Deceased search

More detail on this person: SAN ANTONIO - .Lt. Col. (retired) Gary Norman Barber, 40, of San Antonio died Wednesday, Feb 8,1989, in San Antonio. Services will be 9 a.m. Monday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in San Antonio under the direction of Mission Park Funeral Chapels North. Burial with full military honors will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Lt. Col. Barber was born May 11,1948, in Orange. He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol since 1962 and graduated from La Marque High School in 1966. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1970 and was a member of the Century Club of the Former Students Association. He was commissioned into the U.S. Air Force in June 1971. . He married the former Cathie Jan Self on Oct. 23, 1971, in Fort Walters Chapel, Mineral Wells. He .was last stationed in Panama City, Panama, from January 1986 to January 1988 as chief of current operations of the United States southern command. He was awarded the Legion of Merit Medal upon his retirement Feb. 23, 1988, in San Antonio, where he lived until his death. Lt. Col. Barber was preceded in death by his sister, Charmayne Barber Streets on Dec. 5,1984. Survivors include his wife, Cathie S. Barber of San Antonio; his mother, Gerry Barber of La Marque; his father, Roy N. Barber of Galveston; his grandmother, Eunice LaBove of Orange; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Lt. Col. Tom Cooper, Lt. Col. Bob Futoran, Maj. A. Montemayor, Maj. David Meyers, Maj. Michael Schulman and Maj. RonBeasley

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