Dr. Teddy Earl (Buddy) Barker - ORANGEBURG, SC - Dr. Barker died at his home Sunday January 9, 2011. He was the son of the late Earl Barker and Louise Pearce Barker of Denmark, SC where he graduated from the Denmark High School. He attended Newberry College graduating in 1954. This is also where he met his beloved wife of 54 years Julianne (Julie) Monts Barker of Newberry, SC. He served in the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. Following his military service he attended The Medical College of Virginia receiving his D.D.S. Dr. Barker practiced privately for more than 40 years mostly in Orangeburg, SC. He was a member of the Elks Lodge #897, WOW, Orangeburg Lutheran Church, S.C. Dental Assoc., and Edisto Dental Society. Surviving are his wife Julianne and his daughter Elizabeth Miller Barker of the home, his son and daughter in law Todd and Catherine Padgett Barker of Savannah, GA. He has one very special Grand Daughter Elizabeth Pearce Barker of Savannah, GA. who will miss her "Doc" very much. Dr. Barker is predeceased by his sister Shirley Dean Barker of Orangeburg. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be sent to the following Fund in memory of Dr. Barker's grandson: The Edward Earl Barker Memorial Fund, The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409-6230, or online at Foundation.Citadel.edu and click donate, or any charity of choice. Services will be Thursday January 13, 2011 and include a Visitation at Dukes Harley Funeral Home located at 3379 Columbia Rd, Orangeburg, SC from 12:00 (noon) to 2:00 with a graveside service following at 3:00 pm, in the Denmark Cemetery on North Church Ave, Denmark, SC. Pallbearers will be Alan Guess, Lewis Boice, Paul Ethridge, Jerry Fogle, Ronnie Vaughn, Bob Wofford, Will Wofford and Joey Holliday. Please sign the families' online guestbook at www.dukesharleyfuneralhome.com Dukes-Harley Funeral Home Savannah Morning News January 12, 2011 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries .
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Published in Savannah Morning News on Jan. 12, 2011