John Wesley Barbour

John Wesley Barbour

Feb 28, 1964

Aug 4, 2022

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February 28, 1964 - August 4, 2022

John Wesley Barbour, 58, of Louisville died Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Norton Audubon Hospital.

Visitation Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 10am-12pm at Canaan Christian Church 2840 Hikes Lane. Funeral to follow at 12 noon



John Wesley Barbour was born February 28, 1964, to the union of Carlos Edward Barbour & Jessie Lee Barbour. He was the youngest of six children.

As a youth he was a member of Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church in Hart County KY. He attended church regularly where he served in the ministry of being in the choir. He attended Hart County High School class of 1982 where he was a student athlete on the Raiders boys’ basketball team.

John went away to college in Evansville Indiana attending Institute of Technical Technology college class of 1984 with a degree in Tool and Mold Design. He lived in Evansville for several years working for several engineering firms. He relocated to Louisville Kentucky 1994 working for Mann & Hummel engineering firm.

His last place of employment was with Caldwell Tanks for the last 14 years. A very special thanks to the employees and management of Caldwell. Thank you for your understanding, patience, love, and most of all consideration.

John LOVED to fish. He would go to a pay lake and come back with no fish. He would go to a stock lake on his father’s private property and come back with no fish. He was an avid sports fan and a true Cardinal fan. He loved watching his niece Candyce Bigham (Wheeler) play for the University of Louisville Cardinal women’s basketball team. He loved being a part of the old school 1980’s former University of Louisville football players tailgate group.

John married Earnestine Bass September 6, 1997. They have two daughters, Natalie, and Madison Barbour who he leaves here on earth. He leaves his mother Jessie lee Barbour and four siblings, Wanda Dickerson (Robert), Harry T. Barbour, Judy Schooler, and Shelia Barbour. He leaves behind 16 nieces and 16 nephews, who he would take on a ride through the farm and teach them the farming life. He leaves behind 13 great nephews and 10 great nieces.

He was proceeded in death by his father, Carlos E. Barbour, and brother Lewis Barbour.

On the behalf of his family, we want to thank you for any acts of kindness, prayers, and time spent with him during his walk here on earth.