Robert (Bob) L. Barnard Jr., age 60, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away peacefully with his family at his side on June 26, 2018 after a three year battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy, and his three sons (which were his pride and joy) Jason, Matthew and Eric; his three brothers- Peter (Becky), Steven, Patrick (Johanna) and his sister Heidie (Andrew). He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Annemarie. He was born in Munich Germany and came to America when he was two years old. His entire 40 year career was with Travelers Insurance and for the past 22 years he was a data processing manager. His passions were his wife, who was the love of his life and soulmate; his three loving sons and spending time with all his family. He enjoyed cigars and a Jack Daniels on his deck with his son Jason. He loved to golf and was really good at it. His favorite times were spent with family at his brother’s lake house in Vermont. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Deacon Terry Millinger officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel. 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bob’s memory to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be expressed at

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  1. Our hearts are broken by the loss of Bob. He was a true compassionate and caring person to all who knew him. I had the pleasure of spending the last 22 years working side by side as we tackled it all as a team. You will be sorely missed! For now my friend since I currently have the last word, Yankees rule!! You can challenge that the next time we meet! Love you friend! Prayers and condolences to Nancy, Jason, Matt & Eric as well as the entire family.

  2. I had the pleasure of being neighbors and friends with Bob for 17 years. It was not long enough. Love and prayers for comfort to Nancy, Jason, Matt and Eric. Rest now, my friend, and give Bear and Maggie a big hug for me. Never goodbye, see you later.

  3. It was truly my pleasure to get to know with Bob from working with him over many years and able to call him a friend. He is truly one the kindest and most genuine people I have had the good fortune to know. I will pick up and continue your drive .. GO SOX ! My deepest condolences to Nancy, Jason, Matt and Eric.

  4. Had the pleasure to work with Bob for many years with Travelers financial/check processing. A true professional and a beautiful soul. He will truly be missed. My deepest sympathies to his family. Rest in peace Bob.

  5. I am sorry for your loss. God’s Word can be a source of comfort during this difficult time. Trust in His promise at Acts 24:15, which is a beautiful hope of a future resurrection for those we have lost in death. Please accept my deepest condolences.

  6. Bob (Bulldog) Barnard was not only someone I shared a workplace with. He is someone that would stand behind you in the storms of life and enjoy ( I mean really enjoy) a meal together. I’ll never forget this man. My prayers go out to Nancy and the boys .

  7. It has been my honor to have known Bob, he could bring out the best any anyone. He never once treated me like a worker or a vendor, he treated me like a person and it made me want to give him my Best. He has always had my respect. He will be truly missed.

  8. It has been an honor having you for a Manager. I enjoyed our talks about our kids and family. You will be missed. My heart and prayers go out to your family and friends. May you RIP.

  9. Bob, you will be truly missed. It was a Honor having you as my Manager. Thank you for all of the wonderful advice. May God continue to Bless your Family and Friends.

  10. I Victor, thank you Bob for the wisdom and knowledge you bestowed upon me. I was waiting for more but evidently you had a meeting to attend :). God has you now. You are missed and condolences to the family

  11. You will be truly missed. Working with you was a pleasures and I know I was a challenge. There will be no more pain.

  12. Our deepest sympathy to the entire Barnard Family. May fond memories of “Bobby” comfort you at this difficult time. You are in our heart. and we are thinking of you all.

  13. Bob, It was a pleasure to work with you for so many years. Thank you for teaching me so much and for all the wonderful advice you’ve given me. It was a pleasure to know you, you always had a sense of humor. I will miss our talks from sports, kids , family. Thanks for the support, you were there to listen and to laugh with. One great guy all the way around! My condolences to your family. You will be greatly missed but not forgotten.

  14. I have worked closely with Bob for several years at Travelers and I have known him to be a man of integrity and someone who is always willing to help with whatever you ask. We spent a lot of time together traveling to the PCC and Postal Forum events and had some good times and good food on those trips along with getting some work in :). I have learned a lot from him over the years and he will be truly missed. My condolences to the Barnard family, may you be comforted in knowing that his spirit lives on in eternal peace.

  15. It was my pleasure to have known Bob not only as a customer but more importantly my friend and golf buddy. GOD bless the family. We will miss you till we see you again.

  16. It has been a pleasure and privilege to have known such a great man. Bob was one the most humble, kind and down to earth person I have ever known. May God bless Nancy and the entire family and bring comfort through precious memories. Bob will be greatly missed.

  17. Rip Bob. Never ever forget all the great times we had growing up you’ve always been like a big brother to me. My deepest sympathies to nancy and the boys.

  18. I only met Bob a few times in passing, and never really got to know him. But our sons were best of friends for years and I had the opportunity to observe them together many times as they grew up and learned to navigate the joys and challenges of life’s adventure together. Much can be known about a man by the legacy he leaves in his children, and based on that evidence it is clear Bob was a good man, husband, and father. The world is better for his influence, and he will be greatly missed. Our prayers will be with all the family in the coming days. We are very sorry for your loss.

  19. My condolences and deepest sympathies goes out to you family. There’s comfort in knowing there’s no more pain and God’ got him in his arms.
    Bob, It has been good knowing you from our first meeting when you came to The Travelers Data Center.

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