Roy T. Barker

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  • "Uncle Roy... you will be missed by us all. Your love and..."
    - Gina McFall
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    - Sheryl Bekkers Lee
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Roy T. Barker, of Oxford, Ala., went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 25, 2014. Roy was born March 7, 1940 in Anniston, Ala. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Eva; three children, Gidget (Keith Reid), Pat (Kesha Barker) and Chris (Sarah Barker); brother, Bill Barker; sister; Kathy Henderson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tifton and Ina Mae Barker; sister, Judy McFall. Roy was the beloved "Pops" to 8 grandchildren, Gavin Reid, Jaden Reid, Trace Reid, Andy Barker, Breelyn Barker, Emma Barker, Roman Barker and Rush Barker. Visitation was held Monday, October 27, at Miller Funeral Home in Oxford from 4:30 - 8 p.m. The funeral service will be today October 28, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Williams, 5579 Nisbet Lake Road, Jacksonville. The Reverends Dr. Barry Howard, Dr. Michael Oliver, Chris Thomas, and Paul Hunter will be officiating. For the past 42 years, Roy has served as a minister of music for several area churches and celebrated his 29th year of service at First Baptist Williams. After retiring from Foote Brothers Carpet One, Roy began serving as a volunteer Chaplin at Regional Medical Center. A very special thank you to Dr. Ellen Spremulli and her dedicated staff and the 4th floor oncology staff at RMC. Roy was known and loved by everyone he came in contact with. Our hearts are heavy, yet there's laughter, love and music as we remember Roy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the First Baptist Church of Williams CMC Building Fund. www.millerfuneralhomeoxford.com Miller Funeral Home & Crematory Oxford, AL (256) 831-4611 A Brown Service Authorized Funeral Home.
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Published in The Anniston Star on Oct. 28, 2014
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