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Dr. George Barker M.D.


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Dr.  George Barker M.D. Obituary
Dr. George Barker M.D.

Memphis, TN

Dr. George Lovelace Barker "Bub", 85, passed away in his sleep January 19, 2017. George Lovelace was born in Indianola MS to George H Barker and Edna Lovelace Barker. He was a Graduate of Indianola High School and received his BS in Forestry from Sewanee: The University of the South where he was a member of Alpha Tao Omega Fraternity and a Quarter Back for the football team. He earned his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University of Tennessee Medical School and then specialized in Radiology. Bub practiced medicine for over 50 years in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Kentucky Hospitals. He was a member of the American College of Nuclear Medicine since 1962 and was one of the Presidents of the local chapter of The American Radiological Society. Dr. Barker "Bub" was a passionate fisherman, beloved member of St Georges Church in Germantown and is survived by his wife Jane Bird Barker "Birdie", son's Michael and David, daughter Leslie Jane, and grandchildren Emily and Hogin. The family will receive friends at St. George's Episcopal Church 2425 S. Germantown Rd. Germantown, TN 38138 on Monday, January 30 from 12:00-1:00 with the funeral service to follow at 1:00PM. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery on Poplar. If desired, friends may make memorial contributions to St George's Episcopal Church, Germantown and or St Agnes / St Dominique School General Fund.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jan. 29, 2017
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