James Barker Sr., age 73, of Tifton died Sunday July 7, 2019 at his residence.
Memorial Services will be held Sunday July 14, 2019 at 12 noon, at the fair grounds in Cordele.
Mr. Barker was born in Georgia to the late Lewis Barker and Lonnie Mae Simpson Hall. He had a passion for building things and fishing and also enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by 3 daughters: Anna Lisa Savage, LaToria Barker, and Barbara Dykes, 4 sons: James Barker Jr, Antonio Barker, Marcus Barker, and Jeffrey Barker. 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Sisters Lorine Barker-Murphy, Linda Hall Walker, Annie Hall Terrell, Mary Hall Gray, Marilyn Hall Gobay, Laverne Hall and Sheila Hall Patrick.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Mary Barker on January23, 2019, two sons, one daughter, one granddaughter, one great grandson, three brothers and one sister.
Family can be contacted at 1203 South 10th St Cordele, Ga.