Barker passes away in his residence April 4
Roger Stewart Barker, age 65, died April 2 at his residence in Salado. Funeral services were held at Salado United Methodist Church April 4 with Rev. Grady Brittain, Rev. Skip Blancett and Rev. Joe Bentley officiating. Mr. Barker was interred in Salado Cemetery.
He was born June 21, 1936 in Athens, Ohio, the son of A.B. and Elma White Barker. He was graduated from Texas A&M University. Mr. Barker served in the U.S. Marine Corp.
He married Joyce K. Hunter on August 28, 1961 in Alice, Texas.
He lived in Salado for 31 years.
He was a member of Salado United Methodist Church.
Survivors are his wife, Joyce K. Barker, of Salado; two sons, Roger Neil Barker, of Killeen and Randolph (Randy) Barker, of Belton; a daughter, Dianna Lynn Zulauf, of Salado, and seven grandchildren.
He is also survived by two sisters, Frances B. Bentsen and Evelyn B. Gilley, both of Dallas.
Memorial donations may be made to Salado United Methodist Church or the charity of the giver’s choice.
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home was in charge of services.