Clinton Dwayne Barker, 92, of Glen Allen, Mo., died at Woodland Hills in Marble Hill, Mo., Feb. 10, 2021.
Born in Hornersville, Dunklin County, Mo., on Nov. 11, 1928, he was the son of James Elbert and Bertha Gertrude Goad Barker.
He married Ruth M. Thompson on Nov. 1, 1950. She preceded him in death on Nov. 22, 2016.
He and Ruth were the owners of the Barker Grocery Store in Glen Allen from 1966 until 2012. He was also a truck driver for Bollinger Farms in Patton, Mo., and a member of New Trace Creek Missionary Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran, serving on the island of Okinawa.
Survivors include two sons: Kenneth (Shelia) Barker of Glen Allen and James (Debra) Barker of Marble Hill; a daughter, Karen (Bill) Perkins of Prineville, Oregon; two brothers: James A. Barker, Sr. and Joe Barker, both of Glen Allen; three sisters: Wanda Cooper, Brenda (Bill) Miller, both of Marble Hill, and Linda (Joe) Russell of Glen Allen; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Besides his wife he is preceded in death by a grandson, Zachery Barker and a great-grandson, Douglas Landers.
Visitation and funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue until service time. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Kenneth Shoemaker officiating. Burial will follow with military honors in the Barker Family Cemetery near Glen Allen
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