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“My SugarBear, it has been almost a year and my heart still aches with overwhelming pain and sadness. :-( ”
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“I am so very sorry for your loss,may the words at 1peter5 :7 comfort you in knowing that God really does care about you in this time of grief ”
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“He's in a better place and I know the amazing love you had for Bill.Thoughts and prayersMom ”
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“So sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the love of family and friends and joyous memories sustain you. May you find hope in God's promise at...Read More ยป
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William L. Barben, Sr. (Sugar Bear), age 44 years young and lived in New Castle at the time of his passing on January 21, 2017. He passed away at home with his wife by his side.

William was born in 1972 and was able to achieve his lifelong dream of becoming a truck driver and enjoyed being a loving husband, father and GiPi. He loved his children deeply and his granddaughters were the apples of his eye. He was a diehard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

William is survived by his wife and soul mate of 25 years, Elizabeth Anne; their five children, Kandase Urban, Duane Urban II, William Barben II, Jakob Barben and Kaelyn Barben; their 3 granddaughters Kaila, Kallie and Kayden.

Memorial Service will be private at William's request.

Those who will be attending are requested to wear Black & Gold, to represent his favorite team The Pittsburgh Steelers

In lieu of flowers, it is William's and his family's request that donations be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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