Obituary for George Edward Barker
George Edward Barker of West Liberty, KY, passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital, Louisville, KY, at the age of 87 years, 6 months, and 23 days. He was born Friday, January 24, 1930 at Crockett, KY, son of the late James Leonard & Mary Florence Conley Barker.
He was united in marriage to Reeda Darlina Ferguson. This union was blessed with two children, Carolyn Sue & Kelvin Wayne. He was a retired carpenter instructor for vocational school. He was a Christian, saved on March 5, 1956 and baptized on March 11, 1956 and became a member of Sulphur Springs Enterprise Baptist Church on March 23, 1956, where he later became a Ordained Minister June 23, 1991.. He was a loving husband and father, and grandfather.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Linvel Barker; and two brothers-in-law, Buster Fannin & Frank Skaggs.
He is survived by his loving wife Reeda Barker; two children, Carolyn Sue Reeves of Lexington, KY and Kelvin Wayne Barker & Teresa of Falls of Rough, KY; 5 grandchildren, Adam, Sarah, Jenae, Jamie, & Jessica; 6 great grandchildren, Haley, Lorin, Kendra, Kolby, Jacob, & Rosalie; and two sisters, Alma Ruth Fannin of Sandy Hook, KY and Dorothy Faye Skaggs of Philpot, KY.
Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Potter Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Holbrook, Bro. James Wallin, Bro. Ricky Keaton, Bro. Roger Skaggs, Bro. Joey Ferguson, and Bro. Gerald Wright officiating. Burial to follow in the Fannin Cemetery, Crockett, KY. Visitation 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 18, 2017.
Pallbearers: Daniel Clark, John Crowe, Darrell Edward Fraley, Eric Fuchs, Mark Wright, Brad Keown, Keith Sherman, and Chris Fraley.