Services for Kevin Barker will be held Saturday at 4pm at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Wayne Hill and Dennis Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Vardaman Cemetery in Kemper County.
Mr. Barker, 75, of Philadelphia, died Thursday, June 10, 2010 at his residence.
He was born and reared in Kemper County where he made his home all of his life. He was a member of Vardaman Baptist Church. Mr. Barker was retired from the Mississippi Forestry Commission.
Survivors include daughters, Donna Jones and her husband, Keith of Philadelphia, and Dawn Wells and her husband, Michael of Philadelphia; sons, Mike Barker and his wife, Ruthie of Union, Jimmy Barker and his wife, Sheila of Louisville, and Cliff Barker and his wife, Ginnie of Philadelphia; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Ouida Rae Johnson of Verona; and brother, William "Bill" Barker of DeKalb.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Jean Barker and grandson, John Michael Wells.