Mr. Barbaree was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Hoyt Barbaree; and a daughter-in-law, Claiborne Barbaree.
He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-five years, Esther Barbaree of Lewisville, Arkansas; six children: Glen Barbaree of Tyler, Texas, Sandy Barbaree Thornton and husband Rodney of Bodcaw, Arkansas, Kathy Barbaree Ross of West Monroe, Louisiana, Eric Barbaree and wife Angie of Hope, Arkansas, Karen Barbaree Ivers and husband Jimmy of Hope, Arkansas, and Mark Barbaree of Red Oak, Texas. He is also survived by twenty grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Stamps with Bro. Charles Bell and Bro. Mike Turner officiating. Interment followed at the Shiloh Methodist Cemetery in Falcon, Arkansas, under the direction of A.O. Smith Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2013, at the funeral home in Stamps. Online registration is available at www.aosmithfuneralhome.com.