Mr Keith Alder-Barber

All donations received will be used to benefit The Bottom Village (part of The Camphill Village). A charity very dear to Keith which he supported.

Charity details

The Camphill Village Trust Limited

As a national charity and not-for-profit organisation, Camphill Village Trust brings over 65 years of experience, knowledge and passion to supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health challenges and complex needs.

Registered Number 232402

Messages of condolence

In loving memory and with our deepest sympathy

Mr & Mrs Paul & Penny Hartley

Rest in peace Keith - it was a great joy to know you. Andy


Rest in Peace Keith, you will be missed.

Mr David Rogers

In memory of Dear Keith; you had a heart of gold, a great sense of kindness and always with a story to tell! We all miss you deeply and will never forget you big man - with sincere condolences to your adored Elaine, Rachel and Grandchildren. Love from Don & Fran X

Mr & Mrs Donagh O'Sullivan

RIP mate you will be missed by all .

Mr & Mrs Les Drake

In loving memory of Keith. Thinking of Elaine, Rachael and all the family we are so sorry he is gone way too soon. Such a brilliant kind hearted man who will be greatly missed.

Mrs Leah Hann

A big man with an even bigger heart. A quiet confidante, a shoulder to lean on in difficult times and a great friend. Our lives are better for you being in them. The Tindall's x

Mr Paul Tindall

To a Great Friend who will be massively missed by us and all our family Austin & Elaine

Mr & Mrs Austin &Elaine Owen

Rest in peace Keith, your loss is so sad, however the memories we made over the past 48 years will stay with me forever and will always make me laugh and smile. Mum is going to watch your send off from home as She says you were like her 5th Son. She will of course be having a sandwich with you whilst she watches. xx

Mr David Wright

One of the nicest people you could meet . So kind , generous , knowledgeable and would try and help anyone that he could . He loved life and people all loved him . We had great times and lovely memories . A great family man and he will be missed by all . Dave and Liz xx




Elaine, Rachael and family, our love and thoughts are with you on this saddest of occasions. Keith was such a hugely warm and generous man who made a friend of everyone who met him. With love Dympna, Rob, Joseph and Orla xx

Dympna Kilby

Keith,what can I say.Miss you and the laughs we used to have.Rest in peace mate.A gentleman liked by all.Terry and Diane Creasey

Mr Creasey

Rest in peace Keith, thanks for always making time to speak with us and for your advice, sending love to your family and friends at such a sad time, from all at Misty Glaze

Misty Glaze

So sorry to have lost our new found friend A very special man We will always remember him with Fond and happy memories ❤️ Gerry Karen and family

Mr Gerry Deery

For the best of friends, for the fun and fond memories, and for all of the good times we shared… were, and are, ‘simply the best’. All our love, Pat & Chez

Ms Pat & Cheryl Roach & Coyne

Elaine, Rachel and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Keith was such a special person so kind and caring and always thinking of others. We all loved Keith he will be greatly missed by us all. Lots of love and support Richy and Anouska

Mr & Mrs Richard & Anouska Conway

Thinking of you and your family at this time Tom & Sadie Tindall xx

Mr & Mrs Sadie & Tom Tindall

Our dear friend Keith, sadly taken too soon,you will have a special place in our hearts,we will treasure our wonderful memories we made together never to be forgotten always Fiona and Bob Groom. Jamie,Fran & Matilda. Melanie & Rocco x

Mr & Mrs Fiona & Bob Groom

To Elaine, Rachael and Family Our heartfelt condolences are with you all at this sad time. We would like you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all as unfortunately we can’t be there. As you would know Keith played a big part in many people’s lives as a friend, mentor and just an overall great guy. He will always have a special place in our hearts and our minds and will forever be missed but never forgotten. RIP Keith. Love Lee, Honey and Zaylee xx

Lee White

Sending love to you all at this sad time Lots of Love Sue, Jessie & Emily Xxx

Mrs Susan Spelling

The best boss anyone could ask for and a special friend to us all. Thank you for everything you did for us. You will forever remain in our hearts. Love Terry & Ellis xx

Mr Terry Green

Heartfelt sympathy to Elaine, Rachael and family. RIP Keith. Liz, Norm and family.

Mrs Elizabeth Godwin



We can't express how much he will be missed, he had a truly big heart, was tremendous fun to be with and was always there for anyone who needed his help. Remembered with Love George & Chris

Mr George Angus

To Elaine Rachel and all the family. This donation comes with love from us all. We are so sorry not to be able to be with you at this very sad time. Keith meant so much to us all. He was such a rare truly good man to all of us lucky enough to know him.We are with you in spirit and of course in our prayers. Bridget, Joe, Aunty Lily, Laurena, David, Jonah and Lara xxxxxxx

Mrs bridget sheils

Keith was such a kind and caring person, he will always be in our thoughts and he will be sadly missed Love Neil , Wendy, Amy & Katie xxxx

Mr & Mrs Neil & Wendy Tindall

Rest in peace Keith. Thanks for all the memories you've given us. You will be greatly missed. Denny & Shru.

Mr Denny Suragh

Please accept Charterhouse's heartfelt sympathy to the Alder-Barber family, for the loss of Keith. Keith was a wonderful client and his passing has touched many of our colleagues. May he rest in peace.

Charterhouse Accountants Limited

Forever remembered, forever missed The unique and only one KAB Rest in peace our beloved friend

Mr I Paul Paul

Best boss in the world. Generous, warm, funny.. an amazing human being. There will never be another KAB. Life is not the same without you. Your ever loving PA, and my hubby Mutton will miss you always xxx

Mr & Mrs Nicky & Keith Taylor

Dearest Keith See you in the log cabin in the sky. Fondest regards Ian

Mr Ian Gibson

Thank you Keith, for helping my life in a better direction. Gone too soon, eternally missed. Paul Bov.

Mr Paul Bovingdon

Dear Elaine & Family What a kind and generous man Keith was, we were deeply sadden by his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Louise, Lisa, Lloyd, Jim, Jonathan & Rustom. xx


Heartfelt condolences to Keith's family and friends. May he rest in peace. Harriette xx


RIP my friend ,you will never be forgotten Martyn and Maria

Mr martyn edwards

Deepest condolences to all Keith's family, friends and colleagues. In sympathy, from all the staff at Bowling & Co

Bowling & Co

Rest in everlasting peace, your was a very rare and special that we will miss forever, Love Tommy, Gill and Luke xxx

Mrs Gill Richardson

With Love Kendal And Linda Xx

Mr Kendal Labery

My deepest sympathies to Keith's family, friends and loved ones. Keith was a lovely sincere gentleman and he will be dearly missed. RIP Keith x. Dawn Elliott

Mrs Dawn Elliott

My deepest sympathies with all of Keith's Family & Friends. Keith was a true gentleman, always kind and one who will be sadly missed by those whose lives he lived among. Rest easy, Amanda Dijk x

Mrs amanda dijk

Dear Elaine and family I'm glad to be able to donate to Camphill Village Trust in memory of Keith. Kindest Regards, Steve

Mr Steve Harper

Sincerest condolences to Keith’s Family and all those whose lives he touched. Genuinely a truly amazing man that worked selflessly to help others. I feel privileged and honoured to have known him. RIP Keith. David & Julie

Mr David Phillips