Barker, Theo Larence

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Theo Larence Barker, age 88, of Salem died, Sunday, December 13, 2015 at his home. He was born in Blacksburg, Va. on September 8, 1927 to the late Alexander Luther and Amanda Catherine Shepherd Barker and also preceded in death by three brothers, Haven, Donald, and Cecil Barker, and sister, Leona Eakins.

Theo retired from Rowe Furniture with 39 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was an avid lover of fishing and Nascar.

He is survived by his wife Alizabeth Pauline Barker, of Salem; son and daughter-in-law, David and Angela Barker, of Goodview; sister, Bernice Hughes, of Catawba; brother and sister-in-law, Owen and Alice Barker, of Roanoke; granddaughter, Dana H. Cauley and her husband Dennis; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Elmore officiating. Interment will follow in the Westview Cemetery, Blacksburg.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Intrepid Hospice, 520 W Main Street, Blacksburg, Va. 24141. The family will receive friends 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. before the service at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive SW, Blacksburg.