John Powell Barge, Jr.
1949 — 2021
CORDELE - Johnny Barge escaped the bonds of this earth and rode a cloud to his heavenly home on July 13, 2021. He was the son of John Powell Barge and Ada Williams Barge, the brother of Thomas Williams Barge, and the loving father of John Powell Barge, III (J.P.), all of whom preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Susan Nelson Barge, and his sister Anne Barge Clegg. Johnny attended Valdosta State University, where he was a Sigma Alpha Epsilon brother and went from there to become president of the family business Barge Air Conditioning Co. from which he retired. He was a fan of watching collegiate football and Pro Golf. Johnny was known for his wicked sense of humor and always...