Veteran Lincoln E. Barber III dies at age 66

Friday February 11, 2022

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Lincoln E. Barber, III 66, the loving husband of Wendy (Sands) Barber, died Friday February 4, 2022.

Lincoln was born in Newton, MA to 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. Community oriented, Lincoln has served on many community boards and committees in the City of Millville since moving to the city in 1985. He was also a member and for a time President of the Chestnut Hill Meeting House & Cemetery Association. for many years. A Vietnam-era veteran, he served as a Veterans Service Officer in the cities of Millville and Auburn.

In addition to his wife and mother, he leaves behind 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 accomplishments in his community and career are numerous, he is remembered most for his honesty, integrity, curiosity, uncompromising commitment to being better, and the boundless love and caring he showed to everyone he friended called to be remembered. We are better people because we have him as part of our lives and we are privileged to call him our husband, father, brother, son and friend. We know his larger than life spirit will always be with us.

A private memorial service will be held at Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, RI. A celebration of life is planned for family and close friends at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations in Lincoln’s memory of the redwood forest.

please visit Fournier & Fournier Funeral Directors for condolences.

To send flowers to the family or to plant a tree in memory of Lincoln E. Barber III, please visit the flower shop.


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