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Funeral services for Mr. Richie E. Barker, 72, of Riverdale, Ga., who died on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, in Fayetteville, Ga. will be held Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be private in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Born in Dodge County, Richie was the son of the late Roy E. and Martha Lori Scarborough Barker. Employed by Eastern Airlines as a ramp serviceman, he was a former Atlanta police officer, a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of Point South Baptist Church in Riverdale. He attended Georgia Southwestern College in Americus and The University of Georgia in Athens. He was a graduate of the Atlanta Police Academy.

Survivors include: cousins, Faye (Ron) Thompson Cochran, Wayne Ragan of Eastman and Vickie Johns of Macon.

Family will meet friends after the service in the chapel.

Fisher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

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Fisher Funeral Home
122 W Dykes St Cochran, GA 31014
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