Ronald BARKER

BARKER, Ronald Holmes (Ron) age 83, of Kamloops, BC passed away peacefully on March 24, 2014 in Kamloops. Ron was born in Chilliwack, BC to Archibald and Marjorie Barker on October 30, 1930. He graduated from Chilliwack high school in 1949. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1950 to 1955. He was married in 1956 and lived in Vancouver, BC. Ron returned to Chilliwack in 1961 to work with his father on the family farm on the corner of Prest and Prairie Central. He purchased the farm in 1965 when his parents retired. He divorced in 1976 and sold the farm in 1977. He resided in Chilliwack, BC until relocating to Kamloops, BC in 1986 to spend his retirement years. He enjoyed bowling, hunting and studying agriculture. Ron is survived by his son, Paul Barker of Vancouver, BC and daughter, Wendy Peppar of Sylvan Lake, AB. He is survived in death by his brother, Douglas (Madeline) Barker and sister, Doreen (Wally) Gunther. A celebration of life gathering for family and friends was held on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm 7001 Eden Drive (Eden Bank clubhouse) Chilliwack, BC. Online condolences may be offered at:

psbarker@telus.net