Charlie Wilbur Barker, 89, of North Port, Fla., passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
He was born March 5, 1924, in Independence, Kan., to Charlie and Emily Barker. He served in the U.S. Army.
Charlie is survived by his wife, Ruth Barker; children, Carol (Floyd) McDonald, Shirley Rose, Charlie (Wanda) Barker III and Thomas Barker; sisters, Lucille Hoover and Dorthy Wilson; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his previous wife, Mary Barker; and five sisters.
Inurnment will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Living Hope Assembly of God, 4138 Oak Drive, Beaverton, MI 48612. For online condolences, please visit www.mckeenorthport.com.