John Hubert Barnard, 93, of London, died on Friday January 28, 2022 in Richmond, Kentucky. He was born in Laurel County, Kentucky on January 14, 1929, the son of the late Richard Barnard and Nell Gross Barnard.
Mr. Barnard is survived by his wife, Zula Williams Barnard, one daughter, Rhonda Atwood, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, eight grandchildren, Shani Marie Atwood, Ruby Elaine Atwood, Christopher Douglas Atwood, John Paul Barnard, Kevin Scott Barnard, Sheli Ann Weiss, Adam Nathaniel Barnard and Matthew Garret Bogan, several great-grandchildren and many other extended family members and friends.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife and mother of his children, Zuma Williams Barnard, his son Richard Kevin Barnard and his daughter Rosalind Bogan. His siblings, Charles, Mary, Ruby, James, Velma and Harold also preceded John in death.
Mr. Barnard retired from his position as manufacturing supervisor at Western Electric. He began his career with this company in Indianapolis and later moved to Shreveport, Louisiana when the company opened facilities there. He worked for Western Electric for 34 years.
John was an active member of Liberty Baptist Church, 855 Somerset Road, London, KY, 40741, until his illness. The family suggests that instead of flowers, memorial gifts take the form of donations to this church or a charity of your choice.
John Hubert Barnard’s funeral was held on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 in the Chapel at House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Mike Burns officiating. Interment will take place later at Forest Park Cemetery in Shreveport, Louisiana.
The family entrusted House-Rawlings Funeral Home with the arrangements.
Published on February 1, 2022