September 15, 2011
LEE D. BARKER
(7/28/1940 - 9/9/2011)
Lee D. Barker, 71, of Florissant, Missouri, formerly of the Scotland County area, passed away Friday morning, September 9, 2011, at Florissant, Missouri.
The son of Frank and Ruth Carter Barker he was born July 28, 1940 in Schuyler County, Missouri. He attended Scotland County schools and then in 1958 he graduated from the Burlington High School in Burlington, Iowa. He then attended the Community College and took a course in sales. Some of his jobs included selling Yellow Page ads, Max Factor Cosmetics, Real Estate, and later he achieved a degree in appraising property. He worked for an appraisal company, Schulte Real Estate Appraisals and then bought them out to form his own Company from that.
Preceding him in death was his parents, and twin brother, Leo Barker.
He is survived by his son Brian Barker of Cumming, GA and one brother Noel Barker and his wife Ann of Granger, MO, along with nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Memorial Graveside services were held Tuesday afternoon, September 13, 2011 at the Arnie Cemetery at Lancaster, MO with Brother Jack Sumption officiating. Inurnment followed the service.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.