Clinton A. Barber, 65, a resident of Rte 32N, died at home Thursday, November 22, 2012.
Born September 20, 1947 in Glens Falls, NY he was the son of the late William E. and Frances Huntley Barber.
He was a 1967 graduate of SUNY Cobleskill. He purchased his first farm “Wolfe Lane Farm” in 1968 and joined his father William E. and Uncle Alton Barber with the Barber Bros. Dairy Operation. In 1976 he purchased the Barber Farm on contract milking 37 cows. Under his guidance and with the help of his son Chad, Barber Bros. Dairy, LLC has grown to milk 600 cows in 2012.
Clint served on the Saratoga County USDA-FSA Committee as its Chairman. He was on the Town of Northumberland Zoning Board and Planning Board for several years and was on the Saratoga County Water Quality Committee. He was proud to earn the distinction as Herdsman of the Year in 1984 at the Eastern States Exposition.
Survivors include his wife Linda Williams Barber of Bacon Hill; daughter, Cortney Barber (Steve Luongo) of Bacon Hill; son, Chad (Amber) Barber of Bacon Hill; 4 granddaughters, Claire, Chloe, and Calli Barber and Kendall Luongo; 2 brothers, John (Kathy) Barber of Cossayuna and Thomas (Chick) Barber of Bacon Hill; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11am Monday, November 26, 2012 at the Schuylerville United Methodist Church, with Rev. Al Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Bacon Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call on Sunday from 3-6pm at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave., Schuylerville.
The family would like to thank the entire staff at Glens Falls Hospital and Pam Cypher for the great care given to Clint.
Memorials can be made in his memory to S.A.F.E.R., 12 Spring St., Schuylerville, NY 12871.