Dwayne C. Barber Obituary

September 22, 2022 –

Dwayne Charles Barber
August 19, 1967 – September 20, 2022

Dwayne Charles Barber, 55, of Delia, KS, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at the University of Kansas St. Francis Campus. He was born August 19, 1967 in Holton, KS, the son of Willis Lee and Julia Ann (Cook) Barber.

Dwayne graduated from Rossville High School in 1985. He was a heavy equipment operator for road construction and was also a carpenter.

Dwayne enjoyed his family and watching the Kansas City Chiefs.

He was a member of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

Survivors include his son, Aaron Barber (Jericka) of Delia, KS; 2 step-sons, Cody Wilson of Topeka, KS and Lance Buskirk of Mayetta, KS; step-daughter, Brooklyn Gama of Rossville, KS; 3 sisters, Nancy M. Counts (Harvey Slover) of Mayetta, KS, Lori L. Molina of Topeka, KS and Lynda Webster of Horton, KS; 2 brothers, Jeffrey S. Barber of Delia, KS and Tony D. Barber (Kim) of Delia, KS; 4 grandchildren, Kiera, Easton, Bowen and Ryatt and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Julia Barber; son, Adrian C. Barber; sister, Emily Aitkens and brother, William L. Barber.

Funeral Service was held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 26, 2022, at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Memorials may be given to the Dwayne Barber Memorial Fund c/o Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit

(Courtesy of Mercer Funeral Home)