Deacon Aubrey Lee (AKA) “Chub” Barbour, Sr. departed his life on Sunday night April 16, 2023, surrounded by his loving wife Helen and son Aubrey, Jr.
Aubrey was born on March 9, 1938, to the late Elder Theodore Roosevelt Barbour and Gertrude Elliott Barbour. He was preceded in death by his three brothers, Overton “Buster” Barbour, Theodore “Junior” Roosevelt Barbour, Jr., and Melvin Barbour; three sisters, Virginia Barbour, Dorothy Stanley, and Hattie Mae Hicks; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Barbour; two brothers-in-law, William Hicks, Sr., and William (Bill) Stanley.
Aubrey leaves to mourn his transition from the earth to the Lord’s presence, his loving and devoted wife of 61years Helen Barbour, his five children, Freddie Barbour, Sr., Diane Sandidge (Keith), Arnetta Robinson (Christopher) all of Lynchburg, Va.; Aubrey Barbour, Jr. of Virginia Beach, Va. and Malisa Barbour of Glen Allen, Va.; grandchildren, Cherra Barbour-Smith (Delorn), of Virginia Beach, Va., Freddie Barbour, Jr. of Charlotte, N.C., Dr. Revée “Ray” Barbour (Todd) of Sacramento, Cal., Keith Sandidge, Jr. of Lynchburg, Va., Demarcusnéz Sandidge of Denver Colo., Christopher Robinson and Teara Robinson both of Wilmington, N.C., Shawndricka Wilkerson and Tyrese Barbour both of Norfolk, Va., Lacree Barbour of Portsmouth, Va.; and eight great-grandchildren. A devoted brother Robert Crissy Barbour (Janice) of Lynchburg, Va.; two brothers-in-law, Bobby Davis (Sandra) of Roanoke, Va., and Carl Davis (Regina) of Lynchburg, Va.; two devoted nieces, Virginia “Connie” Williams (Bobby) and Marva “Denise” Martin both of Lynchburg, Va. and a devoted nephew, Vincent “Leon” Barbour of Evington, Va., along with many other relatives and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 22, 2023, at Fifth Street Baptist Church, 1007 5th Street, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, 220 Breezewood Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502. Interment will follow the service at Fort Hill Memorial Park, 5196 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.
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