He was employed with Maytag. He liked to hunt and fish in his spare time.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Lee Barbee; son, Jeffrey Allen Barbee; sister, Brenda Gail Barbee and brother, Charlie Barbee.
Survivors include his wife, Angela Barbee of Harrison; mother, Virginia Beatrice Harden Barbee of Harrison; four children: Billy Barbee of Harrison, David Lee Barbee of Cleveland, Jacob Cook and Destiny Wilbanks, both of Harrison; four grandchildren: Abby and Tyler Elliott of Birchwood, David and Caitlyn Barbee of Cleveland; four sisters: Carolyn Monds of Harrison, Patricia Harrison of Rossville, Ga., Donna Parks of Chattanooga and Linda Giamportone of Harrison; one brother, Randall Lee Barbee of Harrsion; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at noon Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Davis officiating.
Interment will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery with Joe Norman, Jerry Norman, John Wayne Monds, Toby Barbee, Eddie Harrison, John Henry Knight and Bunkie Sims serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends today, Jan. 2, 2013, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Barbee family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com