Saturday, June 27, 2015

William "Bill" Barker (June 20, 2015)

William "Bill" Barker, 50, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on June 20, 2015 at his residence. Bill was born on April 1, 1965 in Greenville to Maxine (Hilbert) Barker and the late Frank Barker.

Bill enjoyed attending Triumphant Christian Center in Greenville. He loved all music, mostly classic rock and 80's hair bands. Some of his favorites were Waylon Jennings and Stevie Ray Vaughn and he loved the song "American Pie". Bill enjoyed planting flowers. He was an avid sports fan with his favorite teams being the San Francisco 49ers, The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Golden State Warriors.

Bill leaves behind his fiancé, Lee Rice; three sons, William, Vince and Josh Barker; a sister, Dora Hammer; three brothers, Frankie, Bob and Joe Barker; grandchildren, Ele, Joslyn and Lilly Barker; nephews, Timothy, Aaron, Danny, Dillan and Frankie; and a niece, Emily.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Triumphant Christian Center in Greenville with the Rev. Sam Shilot officiating. Friends and family my visit 30 minutes prior to the service beginning at 2:30 PM also at the church.

Services entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Online condolences may be sent to the family at