April 8, 1939—Aug. 23, 2015 Linwood Earl Barber, 76, was born April 8, 1939, in Goldsboro, NC, to the late Lynn Barber and Bessie Long Barber and passed away in Crossville Aug. 23, 2015. He is survived by his son, Ricky Earl Barber Sr. (Jan); daughters, Lisa Thompson (Ray), Regina Barber and Daphne Bice (Greg); grandchildren, Kelly Barber, Sandy Corbett, Ricky Earl Barber Jr., Shaun Thompson, Hunter Thompson, Amber Corbett, Cheyenne Boyd and Courtney Bice; nine great-grandchildren; and sister, Mildred Smith. Linwood was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Lynn Eugene Barber Jr., and sisters, Margaret Heath and Nina Parrish. The family will receive friends Friday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Winesap Freewill Baptist Church in Crossville. The funeral service will be Saturday, Aug. 29, at Winesap Freewill Baptist Church in Crossville, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Rudy Oakes officiating. Linwood will be laid to rest at his home at 1775 Christian Rd. in Crossville. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.