John Eugene Barker, 83, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away Sunday, November 27, 2022, at his home. He was born October 15, 1939, in Virginia to the late Joseph Barker and Virginia Mills Barker. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and enjoyed all sports, especially softball and football.
He is survived by his wife, Delora Hubbard Barker; daughters, Marylin Hairston (Roy) and Lisa Lawrence (Anthony); grandchildren, Roy LaShawn, Rodney Lee and Kaitlin Mariah; and great grandchildren, Jaylyn Sky, Rhianna Lynn, Sincere Monte and Everlee Rowan.
The funeral will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 2:00 P. M. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Randy Aldridge and Steve Doby officiating. Burial will follow at Fair Haven Memorial Park. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net.