James Barker

Funeral: 08/10/2018 at 11:00am

James “Jim” Wayne Barker was born to Charles and Mary Ellen (Bostic) Barker on February 18, 1941 in Ohio. He departed this life on August 6, 2018 at the Norman Regional Hospital at the age of (77) years.

Jim moved to Norman in the early 70’s from Baltimore, Maryland. On October 21, 1972 he and Barbara Martin were united in marriage in Norman, OK. Jim was employed as a Mechanic with Andrews 66 until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, going to the dirt track races, spending time with his friends and family, ecpecially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, (3) brothers: Bob, Don and Paul and (2) sisters: Betty and Phyllis. He is survived by his wife Barbara of (46) years of the home, (3) sons: Kelly Barker and wife Trudi of Noble, James “Jimmy” Barker Jr of Maryland, Michael Barker of Maryland, (4) daughters: LaDonna Hacker and husband Mark of Norman, Cathy Wagner of Maryland, Carol Peterson of Florida, Lisa Barker of Maryland, (16) grandchildren: Ashley Raney, Mark Hacker, Samantha Barker, Cody Barker, Valerie, Sarah, Rachel, John Wagner Jr, Laura and Michael Jr, (9) great –grandchildren: Maddie, Mason, Billie, Caitlyn, Link and many other relatives and friends.