Lloyd Lone "Bub" Barker of Boles, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Monday, January 15, 2018 in Boles, Arkansas. "Bub" was born June 23, 1936 in Bush, Arkansas to Lone and Mildred (Simkins) Barker. "Bub" was 81 years, 6 months and 23 days old. He was a longtime member of Boles Southern Baptist Church in Boles, Arkansas.
"Bub" was a proud United States Air Force veteran serving his country from 1954-1958 in the Korean War. He was a member of the Waldron Masonic Lodge F&AM. Lloyd retired after many years of being a long haul truck driver. When "Bub" wasn't working he enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling with his wife.
"Bub" leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 47 years, Margie of the home, his children: Becky Barker of Massachusetts, Terri Donahue of Florida, Lloyd Lone "Nicky" Barker III of California, Susan Stubbs of Oklahoma and Laura Tasker of Florida. Papa will forever remain in the hearts of grandchildren: RJ, Josh, Lone IV, Sean, Cody and Donnie IV as well as two great grandchildren. Lloyd is also survived by his siblings: June Horton of Greenwood, Arkansas. Patsy Slagle of Boles, Arkansas, Billy Wayne Barker of Boles, Arkansas and Robin Barker of Waldron, Arkansas. "Bub" will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted, including a large extended family of nieces, nephews, friends, neighbors and loved ones.
"Bub" was preceded in death by his parents, Lone and Mildred Barker, one brother, William "Mack" Barker and one sister, Roseann Barker Isham.
"Bub's" graveside life celebration will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Buffalo Cemetery in Boles, Arkansas with Rev. Robert Guzman officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
"Bub's" pallbearers will be Billy Barker, Eddie Hawkins, David Slagle, Ron Frost, Kenny Frost, Don Tasker, and Wade Ridenhour. Honorary pallbearers will be Donnie Whitson, Park Barker, John Barker, Joe Barker, Claudie "Snake" James, Mack Rose and Dub Rose.
"Bub's" visitation will be Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.