Lary R. BarkerDecember 27, 2017 ~ December 1, 2017
Lary R. Barker, age 79 of Rossford, Ohio passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on December 27, 1937 in Toledo to Lowell and Doris (Dryer) Barker. Lary was a 1956 graduate of the former Holland High School. He served in the United States Army from 1961-1963. After he was discharged he worked as an auto mechanic until 1970 when he took a job at Libbey Owens Ford Glass Co. in Rossford where he worked for 26 years. He then worked with his wife in real estate for 20 years. Lary enjoyed cars, mechanics, attending car races with his son, Michael, and selling real estate. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Surviving is his loving wife of 53 years, Gay “Hinkle” Barker; children, Michelle (William Yglasias), Melody (Todd) Hill, Michael (Ann) Barker and Marcy (Ryan) Griffin; grandchildren, Aaron and Miranda Gelb, Leah Hill, Morgan and Brodie Griffin and Lleyton Barker. Also surviving is his brother, Carlton (Sharon) Barker and nieces and nephews.
Lary was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Rd, Rossford, Ohio 43460 on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 2-7 PM. Interment will be private. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Cleveland Clinic and Hospice of Northwest Ohio.