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“To the Barker Family: Your loved one was a Dear Friend and Supportive/Encouraging Friend who was a great inspiration to me in my High School years...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Johnnie Cole - Abingdon, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this your time of sorrow. ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: Rhett Sutherland - Abingdon, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I am so sorry for your loss. I had the good fortune to have Mr. Barker for Biology and then...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Judy Stamper - Chilhowie, VA

“Mary Etta, Chris and Scott, We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Barker's passing. He was a great influence to the students at CHS and also a great...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Beth Mason - Chilhowie, VA

“Dear Barker Family, I am so sorry for the loss of Mr. Barker. He was always such a kind and humble man. He was guidance counselor to all three of...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Nellie Harmon - Chilhowie, VA

“Mrs. Barker and family, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man and a great role model. He will be missed by so many because he did so much....Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Deborah Carter - Floyd, VA

“Mary Etta, I am so sorry to see the news of Dwight's passing. My heart breaks for you. I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: Donna Pennington-Eades - Bristol, TN

“So very sorry to see his passing...Always so good to work with..He was always interested in the best for his students...withsympathy, mike & teresa....Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: mike snavely - Work

“I'm so sorry to hear Dwight passed. I will always remember growing up in church with him singing in our choir. ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Sarah Mckee - Friend

“Coach Barker was a great coach and dedicated family man who had a huge impact on his players and students at Chilhowie High School. He will be sadly...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Sheriff Fred Newman (Retired)

“Mary Etta, Chris and Scott, I will be praying for you all. I´m so sorry for your loss. Mr. Barker did so much to help lots of people. He will be...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Rebekah Reasor

“So sad to hear of "Coach Barker's" passing. He was a great inspiration to me while at CHS in those early 60's school years. He always took a personal...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Johnnie Cole/Abingdon - Friend

“Mrs. Barker,I am so sorry for the passing of your husband. He was such a kind, patient gentleman. He is one that I remember most at your church. You...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Deborah Carter - Floyd, VA

“Thoughts and prayers go out to the family. ”
14 of 25 | Posted by: Billy Testerman - School

“I am so sorry to hear of Dwight´s passing. He was certainly a wonderful person and a bright light in this small community. He was the true...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Kathy Wright - Friend

“So sorry to hear of Dwight's passing. I have so many good memories of the years that we had in Chilhowie. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Temple Mellinger - GLADE SPRING, VA

“He was a good man he helped me through a lot of stuff thank u ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: Brittany Shores - Chilhowie, VA

“I am so sorry for your loss, Mary Etta, Chris, Scott, and family. Dwight was my Sunday School teacher for many, many years. I always looked forward...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Jenny Cochran - Friend

“Mary Etta,Scott and Chris so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Janet Berry - North Myrtle Beach, SC

“Dwight was such a bright light in this world and he will be greatly missed. I am so thankful for the opportunity to know him and work with him....Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Paige Houchins - Blythewood, SC

“Mary Etta and family, so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Wanda Campbell Owens - Marion, VA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Dwight has been my Sunday School teacher for many years. I always enjoyed his class. In addition, Dwight was in the bass...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Jenny Cochran - Chilhowie, VA

“Dwight will be missed and fondly remembered by so many of us. He never failed to talk with me when I was home from college or medical school to see...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Rachel Houchins - Ridgeway, SC

“Mary & family. I am so sorry to hear of Dwight's passing. He will be missed by so many. I pray for peace and comfort for the family during this...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Lenora Brown - Chilhowie, VA

“So sorry to hear about the passing of Mr.Barker.He was a guidance counselor at CHS when I was in school. He is always nice and willing to listen...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Teresa Barker - Sugar Grove, VA


Robert "Dwight" Barker, Jr. 77, of Chilhowie, VA, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The tentative date for the Memorial Service is Saturday, June 26, 2021. Full obituary and further information will be run at a later date. Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com. Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Barker Family.