Posted: Mon 8:43 AM, Feb 18, 2013
Funeral Home: J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel
Donald Eddie Barber, 73, of Bowling Green, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.
Don was a PGA Golf Professional for over 50 years starting at Dearborn Country Club in Dearborn, Mich., as assistant Golf Professional followed by becoming Head Golf Professional at Indian Wood Country Club in Lake Orion, Mich., and Feather Sound Country Club in Clearwater, Fla.
Don finished his career at his beloved Indian Hills Country Club in Bowling Green, where he was Head Golf Professional and General Manager from December 1989 until his retirement in December 2005.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Sarah Barber, and sister, Betty Ferguson.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Geri Barber; two daughters, Jessica and Cindy Barber; a son, Eddie Barber (Karen); a brother, Jerry Barber; Nathan Gilbert and many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at 1 p.m. with a reception following the service at Indian Hills Country Club. All family and friends are invited. Visitation will begin Sunday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Monday from noon until the funeral hour at 1 p.m.
Arrangements are entrusted to J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel.