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Donald Robert Barker

1932 - 2021



Donald Robert Barker, 88, passed away a local hospital on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 in Pocatello, Idaho.

He was born on December 30, 1932 in Salem, WV to Max and Myrtle Eloise (Stewart) Barker.

Don was raised in the West Virginia area, and joined the Army after graduating from high school. After serving in the U.S. Army in Korea, he joined the Air...

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Linda Smith

February 6, 2021 10:13 AM

I grew up with the wonderful Barker family in Salem, WV.  We went to school and church together  While in high school, Don came to my father's grocery store after school to deliver groceries and do various jobs  as his brother, Max, had done before him..  There was always much joking and laughter and one day when Don was sorting potatoes, he stuck his finger in a rotten one.  The entire store erupted in laughter.  Don did not find it funny.  If you have ever dealt with a rotten potato, you would understand.  Ah, the memories of growing up in a small town in a bygone era.  Blessings to Don's family as you grieve Don's loss.

Joy Maxwell

February 5, 2021 9:07 PM

Oh the laughs and good times and hugs we shared. I’ll miss that. Xoxo to Alene and family.

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