James Junior Barker, 74, of Hudson passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at his residence. He was born Nov. 16, 1946, in Ashe County to the late James Garfield Barker and Bertha Shumate Barker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Ann Tester; and daughter-in-law, Michelle Barker.
Loving father and grandfather with survivors to include his wife, Louise Crane Barker; son, Jimmy Barker; two daughters, Lisa Davis and husband Tom. and Tina Barker and fiancé Kevin Kern; brother, Richard “Red” Barker; 10 grandchildren, Richard, Crystal, Michael, Kayla, Josh, Zack, Nick, Tiffany, Haley, and Kaitlyn; and 11 great-grandchildren.
No services will be held.
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Evans Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family.