Gordon Thomas Barker

24 November, 19488 March, 2023
Obituary of Gordon Thomas Barker


Boice Funeral Home

Gordon Thomas Barker passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 8, 2023. Born in Sanger, California on November 24, 1948, Gordon was the son of Jay and Lorene Barker. He spent his entire life enjoying the outdoors, fishing, hunting, and would visit Millerton or his secret fishing spot on a weekly basis. As a groundskeeper for 40 years at Sanger Cemetery, Gordon took pride in his work and always took the extra effort towards maintaining the grounds and helping families with putting their loved ones to rest. He loved his family whom he always put first before anything else and also doted on his grandchildren whom called him Papa. He also loved his dogs, in which he cared for many his entire life. He is survived by his wife Elaine, and children Matthew, Kristen, Andrew, and Adam as well as 3 granddaughters and one grandson. He is also survived by his brother Howard. His family will truly miss his humor, his laughs, and love for his family.

Show your support


  • Elaine Barker Wife
  • Matthew Barker (Terri) Son
  • Kristin Coil (Richard) Daughter
  • Andrew Barker Son
  • Adam Barker Son
  • Howard Barker (Mary Ann) Brother
  • Kaitlyn Barker Granddaughter
  • Kristen Barker-Coil Granddaughter
  • Kourtney Barker-Coil Granddaughter
  • Jay Coil Grandson


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.