Richard "Unk" Kendall Barber, age 60, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at the University of Utah Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on June 2, 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri to Kermit and Mentharee Barber of Kinloch, Missouri.
He lived his life "My Way". Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean Steele; son, Ladonis Steele; daughters, Erica Calvin and Tanesha Steele; grandchildren: Chancey McCloyn, Tylah Steele, and Aynasia Hill; loving sisters and brothers: Donnie James, Ronnie Barber, Renna Myles, Yvette Loving, Lori Barber, Lucious Crawford, and Karmen Hunter; as well as many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Herschella McAdoo; and brother, John Allen Thomas Jr.
A viewing will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Serenicare Funeral Home, 2281 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84115. A Memorial service will be held at a later date.