Richard L. Barker, age 82. of Cabin Fever Lane, Boone, passed away Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017, at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Boone.

Richard is survived by his wife, Debra Barker of the home; two daughters, Melanie Martin and husband Brent of Mississippi, and Tirzah Griffin and husband Jeff of Boone; one son, Jonathan Barker and wife Michon of Florida; one grandson, Chase Daniel Barker of Florida, and his mother-in-law, Doris Briggs of Mississippi. He is also survived by many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Richard L. Barker, Sr. and Lydia Anderson Barker.

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Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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