February 27, 1938 - October 1, 2014
Big Stone Gap, VA Dallas James Barker, 76, passed away on Wednesday (October 1, 2014) at Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap. Dallas was a coal miner and served in the U. S. Navy. He was a past member of the Appalachia Lions Club. He attended Appalachia (Va.) Pentecostal Church and The Lighthouse Family Worship Center in Wise, Va. He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Allen Barker; his parents, Clifton and Bonnie (Casteel) Barker; brothers, Arnold “June” Barker, Douglas “Butch” Barker, and an infant brother, Bobby Barker; sisters, Judy Barker Myers, Nadine Barker Tipton and an infant sister, Aletha Barker. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Jeanette Phipps Barker; Son Larry Wayne Barker and wife, Brenda of Big Stone Gap; daughter-in-law, Darla Barker of Exeter, VA; grandchildren, Tina, Melissa, Jessica, Tiffany and Candace; great grandchildren, Dathan, Brittick, Tabitha, Brittany, Bella, Colt, Julianna, Brooke and Cristian; great-great grandchildren, Easton, Leeland and Isabella; two brothers, William “Sonny” Barker and wife, Jean of Big Stone Gap and Roger Barker and wife, Betty of Wise, VA; three sisters, Suzie Gibson and husband, Allen of Big Stone Gap, Ellen Jones and husband, Frank of Exeter, VA and Charlotte Eagle and husband, George of Meridian, MS; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap, VA. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Roger Barker and Dr. Roy Smith officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens. The family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 10:20 a.m. to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Dathan Davis, Brittick Davis, Billy Weaver, Shannon Vaughan, Matt Gilliam, Ronnie Perry and Sammy Mosley. To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is serving the Barker family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Dallas James Barker, 76, passed away on Wednesday (October 1, 2014) at Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap. Dallas was a coal miner and served in the U. S. Navy. He was a past member of the Appalachia Lions Club. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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