Larry Ray Barker, 69, born Oct. 20,1944, in Parkersburg, went home to be with the Lord on March 20, 2014, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family and his beloved dogs Kipper and Gracie.
Larry graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1963 and served in the United States Army, 80th Airborne Troop 09034 and later obtained a degree from Parkersburg Community College in Applied Science and was an electrician by trade.
Larry enjoyed golf, fishing, working outside in his yard and visiting with his neighborhood friends. He was a loving father, grandfather and a dedicated husband and will be greatly missed.
Larry was a member of the Calvary Memorial Church.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda Sue Barker; son, Larry Craig Barker (Peggy; daughter Sharon K. Bunner (Kevin); grandchildren Jacob, Lindsey and Lydia Barker and Kylie and Trista Bunner; brothers Max Barker, Frank Barker(Bea), Delmas Barker, Ronnie Barker (WillaJean); and sister Sue Jones (Ted).
He was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Greta Barker and a sister Sharon Barker.
The family would like to send a special thanks to the Veterans Medical Center, Hospice and Dr. Jennifer L. Leavitt.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be sent to leavittfuneralhome.com