Huston Barger, 69, Richmond, passed away Tuesday morning, January 1, 2013, in the Compassionate Care Center of Richmond.
He was born March 9, 1943, in Saul, Ky., to the late Burley and Dorothy Barger.
Mr. Barger began his career in masonry construction with Harp Masonry Company, and later he owned and operated his own company known as Huston Barger Masonry Company starting in 1978. He worked on several projects in Madison and surrounding counties and was known to his employees as a man devoted to his work and those who worked for him. Huston had several employees whom he thought of as his “special co-workers” and friends. They are Gerald Pingleton, Tommy Minor, Jeff Blevins, Donnie Howard, Billy Warren and Tim Wilkerson.
Another group of special friends whom he enjoyed taking bike trips with or going to car shows with and who mourn his passing are Kenneth Barger, Jimmy Howard, Frank Shoop and Alan Long.
Mr. Barger is survived by a very special family: Mike and Sherry Alexander and their children, Logan and Brooke Alexander of Waco. Huston is also survived by two sons: David (Lizabeth) Lassister, Allen, Texas; Huston (Catherine) Barger Jr., Richmond; one sister, Sherrill Cornett, Fort Meyer, Fla.; one brother, Howard (Willetta) Barger, Maysville, Ky.; three grandchildren, Jennifer Lassiter, Skylar Barger, Huston Barger III (Trey); and many other cousins and dear friends.
In addition to his parents, Burley and Dorothy Barger, Huston was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Telford Barger.
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions be given to the Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475.
Visitation with family and friends will be at the White Oak Pond Christian Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013. The Celebration of Life Service for Huston Barger will begin at 1 p.m. A private committal service will be conducted at a later time.
Fritz and Turpin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed on the website at: www.fritzturpin.com
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Virginia Bailey, 107
Mrs. Virginia Bailey, 107, widow of James E. Bailey and formerly of Richmond, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on July 29, 2014, in her daughter’s home in Yellville, Arkansas.
Thomas S. Harkleroad, 67
Thomas S. Harkleroad, 67, of South Dogwood Drive in Berea, passed away Thursday July 31, 2014, at the Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.
William S. Scott, 93
William S. Scott, 93, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Baptist Health Richmond.
He was born December 14, 1921, in Bay Springs, Mississippi, to James and Sybil Thigpen Scott, both of whom preceded him in death. He also was preceded in death in 2009 by his wife, Virginia Webb Scott.
Olf Tuttle, 66
Olf Tuttle, 66, of Berea, died July 30, 2014.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Holiness Church with visitation after 6 p.m. Friday.
Davis & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.davisand powellfuneralhome.com
Thomas Harkleroad, 67
Thomas Harkleroad, 67, of Berea, died Thursday at the UK Markey Cancer Center.
Arrangements are pending at Lakes Funeral Home, Berea.
Jane E. Coffey, 93
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William S. Scott, 92
William S. Scott, 92, of Richmond, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Survivors include his daughter, Karen Grant, of Richmond.
Arrangements pending at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.
Gloria Parks, 58
Gloria Parks, 58, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Visitation is 11 a.m. Saturday, August 2, 2014, at the Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church, 305 Elm St., Richmond. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Keith P. Clark & Son Funeral Home, Winchester.
China Ellen Jones
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She was proceeded in death by her mother, Corda Jean Jones. Survivors include: son, Sean Anthony Dykes; daughter, Destiny Faith Dykes; a special niece, Cassie Richardson; and a special nephew, Johnathan Stamper, all of Richmond.
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