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L. D. "Bill" Barker
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1923
Copiah County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 2011
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA

A retired captain with the Baton Rouge Fire Department with 30 years of service, Bill died at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Bluebonnet. He was 87, a native of Copiah County, Miss., and a resident of Baton Rouge. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the European and Pacific theaters. Visitation at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd., on Thursday, Feb. 24, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visitation will resume Friday from 8:30 a.m. until religious service in the chapel at 10 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Douglas Pruitt. Graveside service at 3 p.m. Friday at Pine Bluff Community Cemetery, Dentville, Miss. Survived by his wife of 68 years, Anna May Hine Barker; daughters, Barbara Housewright and husband Dell, Donna Stephens and husband Errick, Beverly Arceneaux and husband Keith, and Pamela Sheets and husband Ron; sisters, Earline Welch and Bettie Carolyn Culpepper; identical twin brother, LV Barker and wife Dorothy; nine grandchildren, Jessica Thompson, Anne Thompson, Samuel Thompson, Laura Stephens, Diana Stephens, Sara Arceneaux, Brian Arceneaux, Keith Boggs, and Kristen Velinsky and husband Ryan; and great-grandchildren, Amber Moran, Tabitha Velinsky, Hailey Velinsky. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton E. and Lillie Marie Miller Barker; five brothers, Riley, Carl Elton, Thomas, Charles and Thelbert "Ted"; five sisters, Louise Barker, Yvonne LeBeouf, Eula Lee Strong, Mattie Zell Drummond and Hazel Goza; two grandchildren, Erin Stephens and Amanda Stephens. He was a member of Florida Boulevard Baptist Church and Fairfields Lodge, F&AM. He loved his family and he loved life. Memorial donations may be made to Louisiana Baptist Children's Home, Monroe. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clifton Eugene Barker (1886 - 1963)
  Lillie Marie Miller Barker (1893 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna May Hine Barker (1922 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Riley Barker (1905 - 1960)**
  Carl Elton Barker (1909 - 1911)*
  Thomas J Barker (1912 - 1932)*
  Charles E Barker (1914 - 1942)*
  Eula Lee Barker Strong (1916 - 2005)*
  L. D. Barker (1923 - 2011)
  L. V. Barker (1923 - 2013)*
  Thelbert Wade Barker (1925 - 2003)*
  Hazel Nell Barker Goza (1928 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Pine Bluff Cemetery
Dentville
Copiah County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Regina Frazier-Pyle
Record added: Feb 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66128691
L. D. Bill Barker
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L. D. Bill Barker
Added by: Charline Herring Ryan
 
L. D. Bill Barker
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- Amy Hogan
 Added: Aug. 14, 2011

- Regina Frazier-Pyle
 Added: Feb. 25, 2011
 
 
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