Bobby G. Barker, 86, of Veedersburg, passed away at his residence, Wednesday December 21, 2022.
Bobby was born July 24, 1936 in Cates, IN the son of Glen and Effie Mae (Simpkin) Barker. He married Betty Lou Furr October 21, 1955; she preceded him in death on August 25, 2017.
He is also preceded in death by twin sisters, Velma Graves and Thelma Wells; and two brothers, Austin Barker, and Harold Lee Barker.
Surviving family include a daughter, Katrina (Tom) Bowling, Crawfordsville; a son, Randy (Beth Cates) Barker, Veedersburg; three grandchildren, Chera (Mark) Carr, Marlana Spencer, Darin (Ashley) Bowling; nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
As a young man Bobby had been employed at Grab-it-Here, with Woolen Holycroft as a carpenter, and Fountain Foundry; all in Veedersburg; He was then employed at Harrison Steel in Attica before going on to C&D Battery where he was employed for 36 years prior to his retirement in 1991.
He served as Union President Local #950 for 7 years; president of Veedersburg Town Council for 4 years; Redevelopment Association, and had managed the Veedersburg Scout Cabin for several years.
Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Tuesday December 27, 2022 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM Tuesday and continue until the time of service at 1:00 PM. Burial will be at Rockfield Cemetery. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com