January 6, 1932 - April 3, 2018
James Thomas Barb, Sr., age 86, of Bristol, TN went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Wellmont Hospice House. Tom was born in Independence, VA to the late James A. and Emma Fleenor Barb. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Claude Barb and son, William Ronald (Ronnie) Barb and great-grandson, William Mason Barb. He was in construction for 50 years in Bristol TN/VA and Pikeville, KY. Tom was a member of West Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Eva Carter Barb; sons, J.T. Barb, Jr. and wife, Delores and Tim Barb and wife, Brenta; daughter, Kathy Huffman and husband, Bob; daughter-in-law, Deena Barb; grandchildren, Jamie, Ryan, Wesley Barb; Jody and Daniel Huffman, Kaylyn Barb, Ty Abram Barb; great-grandchildren, Zack, Jake, Kelsie Barb, Mazie Huffman, Jade, Emily, Harliegh, Abbie, Mackenzie, and Hunter Barb and one great-great-grandson, James Mason Barb. The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Andrew Brockmyer, Dr. Sherry Cline, all nurses, caregivers, staff of Sun Crest Home Care and Wellmont Hospice House, nurses at Wound Center. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:30 P.M., Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Hall officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 2:30 P.M., Saturday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Wellmont Hospice House, 1 Medical Park Blvd., Bristol, TN 37620 Condolence and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Barb family.
James Thomas Barb, Sr., age 86, of Bristol, TN went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Wellmont Hospice House. Tom was born in Independence, VA to the late James A. and Emma Fleenor Barb. He was also preceded in death by a brother,... View Obituary & Service Information
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