Obituary for John Patrick Barber

    • Name: John Patrick Barber
    • Home Town: Sunset Beach, NC
    • Date of Death: 01/11/2017
    • Birth Place: Southport, NC
    • Birth Date: 03/11/1947
    • Service Date: 01/16/2017 at 02:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 01/16/2017
    • Visit Times: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM at the funeral home
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Service

    John Patrick “Pat” Barber, 69, died January 11, 2017, from complications of pneumonia. He was born in Southport, NC, on March 11, 1947 a son of the late John Alexander Barber and Jewell Hewett Barber.

    He was an IT director and computer programmer; a fisherman; a teller of tall tales with just an element of truth; a photographer; a gardener; and a fantastic cook.

    Surviving are his loving wife, Judy Lewis Barber; sons, Jonathan Barber of Wilmington and Wayne Marshall Sessions, Jr. of Conway, SC; daughters, Joanna Long (Bobby Long) of Winnabow, Jennifer Crane (Dave Crane) of Elon, NC, and Lynn Sessions Defluneri (Rodney Delfluneri) of Chapin, SC; brothers, Mike Barber and Richard Barber both of Wilmington and Bev Barber of Hawaii; sister, Kim Cornelius of Ocean Isle Beach; his cherished granddaughter, Emily McCartney; and his amazing ninety-five year old mother-in-law, Mary Grace Lewis of Charleston, SC.

    A service honoring his life will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, January 16, at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. Family and friends are kindly invited to visit with the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

    On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.

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