Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

April 5, 2014

Rolla Barbee

Rolla Barbee, age 95, of Louisville, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at Flora Rehab & Healthcare Center.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Red Brush Christian Church. Interment will be at Red Brush Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the church. Memorials may be made to Oil Belt Christian Service Camp in Flora, and will be received at the church and funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.jwnealfuneralhome.net. Arrangements are being handled by J.W. Neal Funeral Home in Louisville.

Wally was born June 11, 1918, in Louisville, the son of Ray and Bertha Rae (Hord) Barbee. He was united in marriage on Feb. 27, 1941, in Old Monroe, Mo., to Bonnie Stanfield and to this union were two sons and one daughter. He was employed by Fedders Inc. in Effingham as a tool and die maker for over 20 years. He also worked in the oil field and farmed. He was a faithful member of the Red Brush Christian Church and was baptized on Nov. 1, 1942. He was also a member of the Beagle Hound Association and enjoyed fishing, hunting and mushroom hunting.

Wally is survived by his wife, Bonnie Barbee of Louisville; son, Ernie Barbee and wife Sally of Louisville; sister, Betty Adams of Effingham; grandchildren, Sherry Harrington and husband David, Lisa McKnelly and husband Darrell, Bill Holeman and Gary Barbee and wife Katie, all of Louisville, Maria Myers and husband Dan of Westfield, Ind., Laurie Bossman and husband Jim of Evansville, Ind., and Brad Barbee and wife Jamie of Olney; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Bertha (Hord) Barbee; daughter, Eila Holeman; son, Ed Barbee; brothers, Donald “Bud”, Vic, Jim and an infant brother; sisters, Lois Barbee, Millie Rose and Helen Wilson.

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