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John William Barber

August 31, 1951 — December 20, 2021

John William Barber (70) of Statesville, North Carolina passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Born in Detroit, Michigan on August 31, 1951, he was the youngest child of Hugh Temple Barber Jr. and Virginia Mary Borglin Barber. His brother Gary Barber predeceased him in 2018.

John and his wife Kay moved to Statesville from The Woodlands, Texas in 1996 where they purchased the Mail Boxes Etc store that became the UPS Store of Statesville in 2003. They also purchased the store in Salisbury and operated both locations until about 2007. John also founded and operated Barber Appraisal Services, LLC, serving Iredell and surrounding counties for over 20 years. John is survived by his former wife Mary Kay Spencer Barber of Conroe, Texas, his brother James Barber of Kingwood, Texas, nephews Bryan Barber (Amanda) of Lapeer, Michigan, Jonathan Barber (Sarina) of West New York, New Jersey, James Barber of Burton, Michigan, Christopher Barber (Pamela) of North Branch, Michigan, Timothy Barber of Swartz Creek, Michigan, Gregory Barber of Buda, Texas and his niece Courtney Yarbrough (Dennis) of Crosby, Texas. He is also survived by several great nieces and nephews.

In memory of John, memorial contributions may be made to Resue Ranch Animal Resue at 1424 Turnersburg Highway, Statesville, NC 28625.

A family gathering and memorial will be celebrated at a later date. Nicholson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family. Events

Details are pending.

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