|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1931|
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 2012|
ORLIE LEO BARKER
1931 - 2012
Orlie Leo Barker, 81, died Sunday after a short bout with cancer. Orlie was loved by all who knew him.
He was born in Kentucky Feb 21, 1931. He served his country in both the Navy and the Army, retiring from the Indiana National Guard as a chief warrant officer. Orlie cared for his wife Bertha until her death from Huntington's disease. He was preceded in death by his son, Dean Barker and daughter, Beverly Vincent, also victims of Huntington's. He is survived by his daughter, Linda Hadley of Edinburgh, IN and her children Devon and Paige. He is also survived by a grandson, Nathan Barker of Columbus, IN.
Orlie remarried in 1990 to Dolores Melton of New Albany Indiana and they made their home in Pensacola in 1991. He became stepfather to Gary Melton of Georgetown IN and Julie Patterson of Pensacola.
Orlie was a long-time member of the Church of Christ.
A viewing will be held at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel on Scenic Hwy. Tuesday June 19 from 4 until 6pm followed by a short memorial service. His body will be interned with military honors at the Edinburgh IN cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Mt Dora Children's Home in Florida or the Huntington's Disease Society of America.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Hwy., is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be offered at www.bayviewfisher-pouchapel.com.
Bayview Obituary 6/21/2012
Created by: Earth Angel
Record added: Jun 21, 2012
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