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 Billy Harold Barker

Billy Harold Barker

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Death 18 May 2008 (aged 83)
Burial Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 27761020 · View Source
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BURLINGTON - Billy Barker, 83, of 6721 Pagetown Road, Burlington, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 18, 2008, at the Hospice Home, after a short illness. He was married to Dorothy Mae Frye Barker for 58 years. Billy was born July 6, 1924, in Rockingham County to the late Will P. and Ella Martin Barker. He retired from Contexx Industries and was a member of Union Ridge Church where he had sung in the choir and was a member of the Ella Flemings Sunday school class. He also served as Scout Master in the Boy Scouts of America. He was known to always have a warm greeting and smile on his face. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Gilmer Barker. Survivors include his wife of the home; sons Gary Barker and his wife, Linda, of Burlington and Larry Barker and his wife, Kay, of Winston-Salem; grandchildren Elaine Barker, Thomas Barker, Alan Barker, Anna Katherine Barker and Will Barker; and a sister, Hazel Apple of Burlington. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Union Ridge Church, with the Rev. Dan Ficklin officiating. Interment will follow in Stony Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, May 19, at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., and at other times at the residence. Memorials may be made to Union Ridge Church, 115 Altamahaw Union Ridge Road, Burlington, NC 27217. Online condolences may be made at www.lowefuneralhome.com.

Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 5/19/2008.


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  • Created by: David Clay
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27761020
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billy Harold Barker (6 Jul 1924–18 May 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27761020, citing Stony Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by David Clay (contributor 46973418) .