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Lincoln E. Barber III

May 17, 1955 ~ February 4, 2022 (age 66)

Obituary

Lincoln E. Barber III 66, the loving husband of Wendy (Sands) Barber, passed away Friday, February 4, 2022. Lincoln was born in Newton, MA, a son of Carolyn (Cooke) Barber of Sherborn, MA and the late Lincoln Barber Jr. He had a lifelong career in carpentry and was the owner of LEB III Construction & Fine Woodworking. Lincoln was community minded and served on many municipal boards and committees in the Town of Millville since moving to the town in 1985.  He also served as a member of, and for a time president of, the Chestnut Hill Meeting House & Cemetery Association, for many years. A Vietnam era veteran, he was a Veterans Service Officer in the towns of Millville and Auburn.

In addition to his wife and his mother, he is survived by his children who loved and admired him: Lincoln E. Barber IV of Buffalo, NY, and Corinne Barber and her partner Sake Chan of Cranston,RI, his brother Henry C. Barber & nephew Scott Barber of Conway, NH, his sister-in-law Nancy Barber wife of the late J. Todd Barber, his sister-in-law Lavinia Brown and husband David Brown of Mashpee, MA, and nephew Robert Scott & family of Charlotte, NC.

While Lincoln’s contributions and successes within his community and career are many, he will be remembered most for his honesty, his integrity, his curiosity, his uncompromising commitment to being better, and the boundless love and caring he showed to everyone he called friend.  We are better people for having him as a part of our lives and are privileged to call him our husband, father, brother, son, and friend.  We know that his larger than life spirit will be with us always.

A private memorial service will be held at Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, RI.  A celebration of life is being planned at a later date for family and close friends.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Lincoln’s memory to the Redwood Forest at www.savetheredwoods.org. Please visit:www.fournierandfournier.com for condolences.

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