Carlton James Barber, Jr.



Carlton James Barber Jr., 73, of College Park, passed away July 3, 2018. Carlton was born June 21, 1945 in Raleigh, North Carolina to Carlton and Mary Barber. He graduated from Hampton Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and later received a master’s in Human Resource Management from Abilene Christian University.

He served his country in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War as a Missile Launcher stationed at the Jacksonville Air Force Base in Arkansas. Carlton was a manager for Proctor & Gamble for nearly twenty-five years before ending his career as a real estate agent with Apollo Realty for approximately twenty years.

His joy in life came from seeing his family grow, serving in the church, bonding with his fraternity brothers and Hampton alum. Carlton was preceded in death by his wife, Cecellia Barber and his parents. He is survived by his two sons, Carlton “Randy” & (Lashondria) and James “Tony” & (Gail); grandchildren, Joshua, Caleb, James and Anthony.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in Atlanta, GA. His ashes will be laid to rest July 14, 2018 at his home church alongside his wife in Raleigh, NC at Saint Ambrose Episcopal Church. The family will receive friends at 11:00 AM, with the service beginning at Noon. A repast for all will follow the service.