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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Deepest sympathy. Lisa Fox Peeler & Family ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Jean and Steve

“We are so sorry for you loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Freeman, Joey & Sarah Barker

“Steve, Jean, and family, My prayers and thoughts are with you in your time of loss. ”
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Donald Barker, 70, of 140 Palmetto Farms Road, died Tuesday, December 23, 2008 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born June 18, 1938 in Sylva, NC, he was the son of the late John Ottis and Virginia Hannon Barker. He was retired from Springs Industries Limestone Plant in Gaffney and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Jean Alman Barker; a son, Steve Barker and his wife Barbara of Pacolet; three grandsons, Stephen Barker, Christopher Barker and Richard Lewis, all of Pacolet; a sister, Clara Belle Martin and her husband Robert of Pacolet; two brothers, Freeman Barker of High Point, NC and Mark Barker of Sylva, NC; two sisters-in-law, Mary Barker of Sylva, NC and Rebecca Pruitt and her husband Curt of Pacolet. He was predeceased by two brothers, Doyle Barker and Dewey Barker.

Visitation will be 12:30-1:30 PM Friday, December 26, 2008 at Floyd's Pacolet Chapel. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 PM at Pacolet Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Dennis Tessnier.

The family is at the home.

An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.

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