The family will receive friends today, March 7, 2013, at 5 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be today, March 7, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Levi Sides and David Barker will officiate, Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Inez Barker; son, Charles Newman Barker Jr.; brothers, J.W. Barker and Harold Barker; sisters-in-law, Inez Barker and Eugenia Barker.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Barker; sons, Scott Barker (Kim) and Jeff Barker (Rachel); grandchildren, Sharae Miller (Matt), Meci Dunn (Cory), Emily Cooner (Matt) and Caleb Cooksey; great-grandchildren, Ethan Cooner, MaggieAnn Dunn and Bentley Miller; sisters, Faye Ganey (Earl) and Marie Veal (Jimmy); and brother, Jimmy Barker (Judy).
Pallbearers will be Matt Miller, Cory Dunn, Caleb Cooksey, Larry Norris, Brad Barker and Timmy Myers.