Alvin Earl Barber, 81 of Glenwood, IA entered into rest at his home in rural Glenwood on April 23, 2015. He was born Nov. 24, 1933 in Centralia, KS to William Edward & Anna Mary (Maydabine) Barber. Earl was united in marriage to Charleen June Mount on June 6, 1954 in Farragut, IA. To this union three children were born, Cindy, Kenneth & Cheryl.
Earl was self-employed as a private beef selector and had several rental properties. He was later employed with Walmart until his retirement. He loved working on cars and racing them at Playland Park.
Preceding Earl in passing were his parents, wife, daughter Cindy & brother, Bill Barber. Survivors include his children, Ken & wife Debbie Barber of Glenwood, IA; Cheryl Barber of Coquille, OR; grandchildren, Nicholas Earl Barber, Zachary Luke Breitkreutz, Keira Breanne Breitkreutz, Cory Crum & Jeanna Steppuhn; sisters, Louise Corell, Flossie Lassley; extended relatives and many friends.
There will be open visitation and private burial. A memorial fund has been established.
Visitation:Saturday, April 25, 2015
Service:Wednesday, April 29, 2015
212 S. Locust St.