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Richard Barabas, Sr.

June 7, 1943 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 78)


Richard Barabas, Sr., 78, passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 at St. Thomas Rutherford.  He was a native of Whitehouse, NJ and resided in Bradyville, TN.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Joyce Barabas of Bradyville; children, James (Patty) Barabas of Three Bridges, N.J., Theresa Barabas of Mt. Arlington, N.J., John (Donna) Barabas of Smith, AL., Richard (Dian) Barabas, Jr. of Woodbury, Michael Andrew Barabas of Bradyville and Kim (Scoty) Miller of Murfreesboro and brother, Henry Edward Barabas of Jackson, N.J. Also surviving are many grandchildren, great grandchildren and his beloved four-legged companion, Roe.

Mr. Barabas was preceded in death by his parents, Henry P. and Matilda Debert Barabas; his wife, Martha; his grandson, Nicholas Barabas and his siblings, Robert Barabas, Marie Lunden and Irene Calnan.

Richard was retired from Weaver Transport where he was the shop foreman.  He loved fishing, woodworking and taking his yearly deer hunting trips to Pennsylvania with his buddies.  They affectionately called him “Critter”.  A member of the Mt. Herman Baptist church, Mr. Barabas was a Christian man who enjoyed spending time with his church family and his Sunday school class.  Above all he loved his family and making memories with them.

Graveside services will be 11 am Tuesday, November 9, 2021 in the Riverside cemetery with Bro. Jerry Howard. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Herman Baptist church building fund.  Donations may be sent to Woodbury Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., Woodbury, TN.  37190, 615-563-2311.
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Graveside Service
November 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Riverside Cemetery

Woodbury, TN 37190

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