Donald Ray Barker


Donald Ray Barker Jr., 55, of Edinburgh, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at his residence in Edinburgh.

He was born March 10, 1960, in Johnson County. He was the son of Donald Ray Barker Sr. and Ruby J. (Feese) Barker.

He is survived by his mother; one son, Coty Barker of Mississippi, daughters, Chasity Euliss of Franklin, Tisha Barker of Columbus and Nakicia Cooper of Indianapolis; a brother, Steve Smith of Indianapolis, sisters, Shirley (Allan) Denten of Franklin, Marilyn Barker of Greenwood, Lana (David) Brown of Edinburgh and Talisa (James) Myers of Columbus; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He was a member of Edinburgh Apostolic Tabernacle of Edinburgh.

He enjoyed fishing, IU basketball, Indianapolis Colts and riding his moped.

Funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday by Rev. Mark Myers at the Edinburgh Apostolic Tabernacle in Edinburgh. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the church. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.