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 Cecil Henry Barker, Jr

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Cecil Henry Barker, Jr

  • Birth 15 Apr 1928 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 27 May 2001 Tecumseh, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 75930597

Son of Cecil Henry Barker, Sr and Ollie Marie Brisco. Husband of Gladys Elizabeth Gauthe and Faye Ellen Morgan. Veteran of US Army, US Navy and US Marines. Received Bronze Star while servng in US Army during Korean Conflict.

The following is his obituary from Newspaper:
Shawnee News-Star, May 29, 2001;.

Cecil Barker died Sunday in an Oklahoma City Hospital. The Tecumseh resident was 73. He was born in Oklahoma City on April 15, 1928, the son of Cecil Henry Barker, Sr and Ollie Marie (Brisco) Barker. He attended school in Oklahoma City..

On December 19, 1959, he and Faye Morgan married in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Barker worked as a salesman for various companies. He served in the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, and the US Marines. During his Army tour, he served in the Korean Conflict and was awarded the Bronze Star..

He was a member of the Pink Baptist Church, and the 13 gallon Blood Donors Group. He served as Master of the Uriah Lodge in 1994 and was a dual member of the Tecumseh Lodge. He lived in Tecumseh since 1976.

Preceeding him in death were his parents, one brother and one sister, Dorothy Barker. Survivors include his wife of the home, Children; Ellen Eustice and Pat Arnett both of Wichita, Kansas; Janette Woods of Carey, NC; Tom Donovan of Glendale, Arizona; and Glen and Gene Barker, both of Tecumseh; 14 granchildren; three great grandchildren and a number of other relatives..

Services will be 2 pm Thursday at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev Warren Barker officiating, burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park..

Courtesy of Jackie (Hanley) Russell


Family Members

Gravesite Details US Dept of Affairs BIRLS Death File 1850-2010 shows Cecil was in 2 Military Depts: US Navy Enlisted 26 Jun 1945- released 19 Jun 1946. US Army Enlisted 7 Jan 1950- released 07 Sep 1955

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  • Created by: Nancy
  • Added: 3 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75930597
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecil Henry Barker, Jr (15 Apr 1928–27 May 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75930597, citing Resthaven Memorial Park, Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Nancy (contributor 47237121) .