Roger Barber

Obituary of Roger James Barber

Roger James Barber age 63, died on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at his home in Morgantown, WV losing his battle with cancer. Roger was born on January 19, 1958 the only child of Alex and Charlotte Barber. Roger was employed with Mylan Pharmaceuticals for 21 years. He previously worked as a very proud coal miner at Consol’s Osage #3 mine for 18 years. Roger was a 1977 graduate of University High School. Roger was an avid whitetail deer hunter. Autumn was his favorite time of year. He loved watching the leaves change, anxious for the fall hunting season to begin. Roger is survived by his wife of 41 years, Cynthia (Sanetrik) Barber. They were blessed with a close, loving relationship, their devotion to each other growing stronger each year. Roger is also survived by his sons, Ryan (Tabatha), Brandon (Deborah), Travis (Rachel), and Luke (Kristina). Roger loved his boys. He enjoyed a special closeness with each, appreciating their individual personalities. Their devotion to him meant everything to him. The grandchildren are Trey, Virginia, Charlotte, Tamsin, Alex, Easton, and Elizabeth. Roger is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Chris & “K” and brothers -in-law Brian and Kevin. He loved them as his true sisters and brothers. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Charlotte and his beloved mother-in-law Lois with whom he had a close and loving relationship. The family wishes for any memorial donations be made to the Holy Pursuits Dream Foundation, 943 Blackberry Hill, Rowlesburg, WV 26425. This foundation takes terminally ill children on hunting and fishing trips. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center and hospice nurses Amy, Trish, and Libby, for their compassionate care. Finally, to all the friends and family for the many prayers, calls, and offers of support during this time, it was appreciated more than words can express. We love you all so much. Friends may call at the McCulla Funeral Home, 770 Fairmont Road, Westover from 3-8 pm Friday August 6, 2021, and on Saturday from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am funeral service with Rev. Monica Calvert-Ohler officiating. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com.
Friday
6
August

Visitation

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, August 6, 2021
McCulla Funeral Home
770 Fairmont Road
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
3042913458
Saturday
7
August

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, August 7, 2021
McCulla Funeral Home
770 Fairmont Road
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
3042913458
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