Milton Eugene Barker, Sr.


September 14, 1929 – July 5, 2019

 Eugene Barker passed away at home on Friday, July 5, 2019.

He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Barker (nee Thames); son, Milton (Kelley) Barker; daughters: Laura Carlock and Leah (Jeffrey) Baughn; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother, Max (LaNell) Barker and many nieces and nephews.

He was a lifetime member of the Church of Christ, serving in eldership and outreach ministries at both Adamsville Church of Christ and Homewood Church of Christ.

His service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Ridout’s Elmwood Chapel with burial in Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend special appreciation to Dr. Stephen W. Stair, his caretakers and Comfort Care Hospice of Pelham for their superb care.

Memorials may be made to Community Outreach, c/o Homewood Church of Christ, 265 Oxmoor Rd, Birmingham AL 35209 in Eugene’s memory.