The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

January 1, 2014

Gary Barker

Gary “GB” Lee Barker, age 52, of Kington Springs, Tenn., went to be with his Savior on Saturday (Dec. 28, 2013).

He was born in Oxford, England, on Aug. 22, 1961, to Harold Barker and Patricia Wells.

Gary graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University and then completed his master’s degree of anthropology from University of Memphis.

He was married to Donna McLain Barker for 27 years. Gary worked for Tennessee Department of Transportation as an archaeologist for over 20 years.  

He was survived by his father, Harold Barker; mother, Patricia Wells; siblings, Stephen Barker, Richard Barker and Marianne Barker; wife, Donna Mclain Barker; daughter, Ashley Barker; and son, Gary “Austin” Barker.

Pallbearers are Austin Barker, Hillard Liles, Randy Liles and Ray Stepp.

Visitation will be from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday at The Pavilion at Harpeth, 9090 Highway 100, Nashville, Tenn. A life celebration service will immediately follow the visitation at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Pavilion.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations to be made to: Friends of Kellytown, P.O. Box 150732, Nashville, TN 37215, in order to preserve this site for prosperity. Kellytown is an astounding archaeological site discovered and named by Gary during an investigation of this area which is located at Old Hickory Boulevard and Hillsboro Road.

Please visit the website to leave condolences, www.afamilylegacy.com. Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 615-646-9292.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Michael Arbogast

    Michael Eugene Arbogast, 60, husband of loving wife and caregiver, Susan, went to be with God and his mother and father, Lonnie and Mary Arbogast, on Tuesday (July 22, 2014) at his home.

    July 25, 2014

  • Karen Carpenter

    Karen Carpenter, of Fairmont, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

    July 25, 2014

  • Michael Arbogast

    Michael Eugene Arbogast, 60, husband of loving wife and caregiver, Susan, went to be with God and his mother and father, Lonnie and Mary Arbogast, on Tuesday (July 22, 2014) at his home. Michael was born in Wheeling on Aug. 13, 1953.

    July 24, 2014

  • Carol Tucker

    Carol K. Tucker (Mom, Grandmom, Jammaw) of Marietta, Georgia, passed peacefully through heaven’s gate on Sunday (July 20, 2014) after a short illness. Born in Fairmont on Feb. 14, 1941, Carol called West Chester, Pennsylvania, home until August 2013.

    July 24, 2014

  • Delma Jean Jones

    Delma Jean “Granny” Jones, 84, of Flat Run, Mannington, went to be with our heavenly Father on July 21, 2014. She was born Oct. 27, 1929. She resided with her daughter and son-in-law, Alice Faye and Roger Efaw of Flat Run, Mannington.

    July 23, 2014

  • Essie Mae Looman

    Essie Mae Barnes Looman, 99, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, formerly of Shinnston, died Sunday (July 20, 2014) at Forest Hill Care Center in St. Clairsville.

    July 23, 2014

  • Joseph M. Laufer

    Joseph M. Laufer passed away on Saturday (July 19, 2014), surrounded by his loving wife and four children. He was 79 years old.

    July 22, 2014

  • OBIT-Towns.jpg Scott Allan Towns

    Scott Allan Towns, 47, of Fairmont, passed from this life Sunday (July 20, 2014) in his home under Hospice Care, after a valiant four-year battle with cancer. He was born in Fairmont on Aug. 27, 1966, a son of his loving parents, Johnie W. Towns of Cassville and Elizabeth Ann Bright Towns of Rivesville.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT-Towns.jpg Scott Towns

    Scott Allan Towns, 47, of Fairmont, passed from this life Sunday (July 20, 2014) in his home under Hospice Care, after a valiant four-year battle with cancer. He was born in Fairmont on Aug. 27, 1966, a son of Johnie W. Towns of Cassville and Elizabeth Ann Bright Towns of Rivesville and his stepmother Brenda Towns.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT-Weston, Harold.jpg Harold “Wolfman” Weston

    Harold Lawrence “Wolfman” Weston, 78, of Fairmont, departed this life on Tuesday (July 15, 2014) at Meadowview Manor nursing facility in Bridgeport.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Featured Ads