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Robert L Barker

Birth
Granite City, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Feb 2007 (aged 88)
Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 102855223 · View Source
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> Robert L. Barker, 88, of Glen Carbon, Ill., born April 6, 1918, in Granite City, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at Eden Village Retirement Center, Glen Carbon, Ill.
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> Mr. Barker a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, retired as an operating engineer out of Local 520. He was an honorary member of Town and Country Gun Club, a member of Collinsville, VFW Post 5691, and St. Paul Lutheran Church, Troy, Ill. Robert was a resident of the Collinsville-Troy area since 1946.
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> He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Barker whom he married April 6, 1946, and who died May 26, 1991; his parents, George and Anna, nee Mesplay, Barker; five brothers, his twin brother at birth, Raymond, Ralph, Glenn and Edward Barker; and four sisters, Gladys Caton, Gertrude Cooper, Louise Mayer and Ethel Schneider.
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> Surviving are his sons, R.E. (Tammy) Barker of Hamel, Ill., and R. Louis (Carol) Barker of Collinsville, Ill.; three grandchildren, Susan Smith-Anderson, Robert Barker and Ryan Barker; four great-grandchildren, Drake, Skie and Donovan Barker and Seth Anderson.
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> Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.laughlinfh.com.
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> Visitation: Private visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at Laughlin Funeral Home, Troy, Ill.
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> Funeral: Private Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at Laughlin Funeral Home, Troy, Ill., with the Rev. James Gullen officiating. Intombment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.


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  • Created by: TLH
  • Added: 31 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102855223
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert L Barker (6 Apr 1918–10 Feb 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102855223, citing Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by TLH (contributor 46812087) .