Edward E. Barker
Edward E. Barker
  • May 22, 1927 - August 26, 2017
  • Auburn, Maine

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Auburn- Edward "Eddie" Barker 90, of Western Prom, Auburn, died Saturday August 26, at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, with his loving family at his side. He was born in New Vineyard, ME on May 22, 1927, the son of the late Maurice and Lona (Brown) Barker. He graduated from Farmington High School with class of 1945. Eddie proudly served his country in the US Navy Seabees in the Asian Theater during WWII. He married the love of his life, the former Ruth Annis on Aug. 27, 1949. They had been married for 68 years. Eddie worked as a salesman for Eastern States Farmers Exchange, Agway and Telmark for 44 years. His family was the most important thing to him. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, and gardening with them. Eddie prided himself on growing cucumber seedlings for everyone. He especially loved spoiling his grandchildren and great granddaughters. Eddie was a 55 year Master Mason from Tranquil Lodge No. 29. He was an amazing storyteller, especially about his childhood, he enjoyed fishing and adventures with his pony.

Eddie is survived by his wife, Ruth Barker, his daughter Linda Logan and her husband Eric, three grandchildren, Melissa Logan and Bob Verow, Derek Logan and his wife Karen, and Amanda Logan, three great grandchildren, Shiloh, Milou and Willa Logan and his beloved cat, Shadow.

You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Eddie's life by visiting his guest book at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com

Visitation at Fortin Auburn Thursday Aug. 31 from 2-4:00, with Words of Remembrance at 3:30. A private committal will be held at a later date. Those wishing to make memorial donations in Eddie's memory may do so to The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave, Lewiston ME 04240 http://www.ahch.org/Ways-to-Give or The Institute for Dementia Research & Prevention Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation 6400 Perkins Rd. Baton Rouge, LA 70808.

Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services 217 Turner St. Auburn 783-8545.