March 5, 1946 - November 25, 2011
Barker, Sr., Douglas Wayne, 65, of East Stone Gap, VA, passed away on Friday (Nov. 25, 2011) in Lee County, VA. He was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a carpenter with Quesenberry's Inc. in Big Stone Gap, VA, with 33 years service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe S. and Virginia Juanita (Fultz) Barker; and a brother, David Clyde Barker. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Paula Barker of East Stone Gap; sons, Douglas W. Barker, Jr., Steven Roscoe Barker and Anthony Todd Barker, all of Big Stone Gap, VA; step-sons, Michael Cress, and Nicholas Cress and wife Shawnee, all of East Stone Gap; five grandchildren, one great grandson; one step-grandson; brothers, Theodore E. Barker of Appalachia, VA, Isaac Sherman Barker and Charles Barker, both of Big Stone Gap, VA; sisters, Rosella Mier of Anderson, IN, Marsella Barker of Greenville, VA and Theresa Hartsock and husband, Robert of Big Stone Gap, VA; an aunt and uncle, Robert and Elsie Fultz of Kingsport, TN; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Ed Cox. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap, VA. The funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Robert H. Hartsock, Jr. officiating. The committal service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the Barker Cemetery in Keokee, VA. The family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday to go in procession. The pallbearers will be: Michael Cress, Nick Cress, Sherman Barker, Tyler Barker, Doug Barker, Jr. and Greg Bolling, Sr.. To view the obituary and online registry, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Barker family.
Barker, Sr., Douglas Wayne, 65, of East Stone Gap, VA, passed away on Friday (Nov. 25, 2011) in Lee County, VA. He was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a carpenter with Quesenberry's Inc. in Big Stone Gap, VA, with 33 years service. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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