Charles R. "Chuck" Barham

Born in Reidsville, NC on May 8, 1935

Departed on February 10, 2019 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Charles R. “Chuck” Barham, age 83 of Gallatin, passed away February 10, 2019 at Sumner Regional Medical Center. Chuck was born in Reidsville, NC on May 8, 1935 to the late William Lane Barham and the late Edith Dunagan Barham. He served in the U.S. Army, joining just a few months after turning 17; he was an electrician, a member of the IBEW #429 in Nashville. Chuck was a member of Portland First Baptist Church, the Masonic Lodge and the Al Menah Shrine Temple; he was a proud donor to the American Red Cross, donating over 15 gallons throughout his life. He was an extremely outgoing person who lived life to the fullest, and he will be deeply missed by his family and all who knew him. Chuck is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Rebecca “Becky” Barham; daughters, Greta Frensley and Melody Draper (Joseph); grandchildren, Katie Burdette (Harold), Jacob Frensley, Jillian Draper, Thomas Draper, and Daniel Draper; siblings, Opal Apple, Nelson Barham, and Linda Trent. Funeral Services honoring Chuck will be held on Wednesday, February 13th at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Crestview Funeral Home with Rev. Malcolm Patton officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Crestview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 12th from 5-8 P.M. and on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief, Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home, or by donating blood to the American Red Cross. Arrangements Entrusted To: Crestview Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, 1623 Highway 109 North, Gallatin (615)452-1943, Obituary Line (615)452-7589

11 Comments to Mr. Charles R. "Chuck" Barham

  1. Debbie Draper Howell
    February 10, 2019 6:57 pm

    So very sorry Becky and family. Chuck was a sweet kind man. So friendly all the time with a great personality! My Mom loved you both! My deepest sympathy❤️ Debbie Draper Howell (Miss Josephine)

  2. Linda Douglas
    February 10, 2019 7:45 pm

    Becky and Family
    I’m so sorry you lost Chuck
    He was a good friend to my husband , Don
    Praying for you in the days to come

  3. Connie Thaxton
    February 10, 2019 9:40 pm

    So sorry to hear this. You both were so kind. He was always smiling and lived his life to the fullest. Remember the Cottontown DAYS. Harvey and Connie Thaxton

  4. Daniel Draper
    February 10, 2019 10:23 pm

    Rest in peace papa! I will love you forever!

  5. Pat Scott
    February 11, 2019 10:59 am

    So sorry Becky and family we will miss his cut ups at in the love class. He was a sweetheart and kind person I’m proud to have known him.Love and prayers.

  6. Judy Carpenter
    February 11, 2019 11:56 am

    So Sorry Katie & Harold Prays Coming your way.

  7. Janet Clodfelter
    February 11, 2019 1:15 pm

    Loving my Uncle Chuck!

  8. Victor G. Edens
    February 11, 2019 2:33 pm

    So sorry to hear of Chuck’s passing . He was a great guy and a friend to both my father-in-law Floyd ( Bubba) DeVasher and me .

  9. Randall Williams
    February 12, 2019 10:53 am

    The Divan of Al Menah Shrine and it’s Nobles would like to send Our Deepest Sympathy to the Family of Noble Barham
    May Our Thought and Prayers be with each of you during this time.

    Randall Williams

  10. Charlene Cole
    February 12, 2019 6:35 pm

    Becky, Greta and Melody, so sorry to learn of Chuck’s death. Chuck will be remembered for his laughter, his life and love for people. I, for one, have fond memories of Chuck and the Barham family.

  11. Bonnie Parker
    February 12, 2019 6:55 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Chuck was one of the nicest, kindest people I have ever met. He will be missed by many.

    Bonnie Parker

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