With an abundance of sympathy, the Horton’s Funeral Home Family announces to all that Mr.John Earl Barker Jr. no longer answers to his name on this side because he answered his Heavenly Father’s summons on January 12,2021 in Norfolk, Virginia after a courageous battle with cancer.
John was the son of the late Anna Sue Edmondson and John Earl Barker Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Debbie Ann Barker; sisters, Mary Sue Iddings and Deborah Barker-Miller and husband Bruce Miller of Bluefield West Virginia; brother, Bryan Edmonson of Norfolk Va; son, Christopher Barker and wife Jen Barker of Virginia Beach; Daughters, Melanie Morgan and husband Mario Morgan of Virginia Beach, Tiffany Ford and her partner Reese Raia of Virginia Beach ,Jennifer M. Lopez, and her husband Bobby Lopez of Allen Texas; Stepdaughter, Melissa; grandchildren, Dillion and Hailey Glover, Elijah Barker of Virginia Beach and Jordan Lopez of Allen Texas; nieces, Andrea and Jennifer from Phoenix, Arizona. John enjoyed going fishing and watching Nascar, family gatherings and hanging out with friends. He will be deeply missed by family and friends.
A private service will be held at a later date.
The Compassionate Professionals of Horton’s Funeral Home and Cremations are providing the unconditional support and compassion to the Barker and connected families throughout this journey and beyond.
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