Benjamin Elwood Barb Obituary – Death, Benjamin Elwood Barb Has Died

Benjamin Elwood Barb Death – Obituary

Benjamin Elwood Barb, 38 of Cross Junction, VA passed away peacefully, Saturday, July 17, 2021. Elwood passed after his fight with a Brain Cancer (Glioblastoma).

”The VPFF extends our condolences to the friends/family of Benjamin Elwood Barb of Clarke County IAFF Local 5304. Brother Barb passed away from cancer on July 17. Services are scheduled for 7/23 at 11am at Omps Funeral Home-Amherst Chapel in Winchester, Va.”   Virginia Professional Fire Fighters tweeted.


Benji was born in 1983 to the late Billy and Sandra (Diehr) Barb. He was a graduate of James Wood High School, Winchester, VA, Class of 2002. Benji was a career Firefighter/EMT for Clarke County Fire Department stationed at Enders Fire Department. He was an active Volunteer Firefighter for Gainesboro Fire Department for over 20 years where he was Fire Lieutenant and on the board of directors. He loved being at the fire hall with his brother and sisters where he spent his time training and guiding new members. Benji was a Baltimore Orioles and Dallas Cowboys fan and an avid weather watcher. He was a supportive step father who loved taking his boys to practice and games and was a devoted father to his little girl.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa are his children, Sophia Barb and Carson and Camden Southern.


Tributes And Condolences

Tributes and condolences are being shared across social media timelines over the passing of Barb. It is with a deep sense of loss that friends and families mourn their beloved one who has died unexpectedly.

It is in the spirit of this mourning that we extend our condolences to the family of Barb and everyone affected by the passing.

Benjamin Elwood Barb Obituary

The family’s privacy must be observed at this difficult time. This publication is a piece of noteworthy information only and does not serve as an obituary announcement for Barb. The obituary would be officially released by the family.  Details of the deceased burials, funeral, and other related ceremonies would rightfully be published by the family of the deceased in their chosen online platform.

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