OBITUARY

James Hunter Barker

11 April, 200115 July, 2021

James Hunter Barker, 20, of Stuarts Draft passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

He was born April 11, 2001, a son of Christopher Lynn and Crystal Gayle (Frazier) Barker.

Hunter was employed by Ply Gem in Stuarts Draft and attended Valley Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandfather, James Barker; brother, Wyatt Barker and wife, Savanna; nephew, Shawn Barker.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Valley Baptist Church, 26 Sunny Slope Lane, Stuarts Draft with Pastor Frank Hall officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Paws with a Cause National Headquarters, 4646 Division, Wayland, MI 49348.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

  • DONATIONS

  • Paws with a Cause National Headquarters, 4646 Division, Wayland, MI 49348

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Saturday, 17 July , 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, 17 July , 2021

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Leon Bernard

23 July 2021

My most sincere condolences Crystal, Chris, Wyatt and the entire family with the loss of Hunter. It is always sad to lose a loved one, but extremely so when it is such a young life shortened, but he will rest in the peace of our Lord and watch over all who remain . The Lord has a plan which we cannot know until that call to return happens. Remember all the good times and the delightful conversations.
Sincerely, Leon Bernard

Karen Thompson

22 July 2021

Dear Barker family,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss of sweet Hunter. Hunter was one of my former students. I remember Hunter as a sweet, well mannered little boy. Hunter always spoke highly of his brother Wyatt and his parents. When ever I would run into you as a family I always saw love. You as parents were ALWAYS there for your boys. Please know Hunter made a never forgotten impression on me. My heart breaks for you. May the Lord sustain you during this time. My deepest sympathy.
Karen Thompson (RES)

Sophia Hopkins

17 July 2021

Hunter I miss our small talks and you coming over just to see me and say hi and give me a hug I will truly miss you and you will always be in my heart and you’ll be my guardian angel no matter what I was hoping it was just a nightmare or I was dreaming but it wasn’t it was actually true and I can’t get over that I miss you 🥺🤞🏻 Please come back and visit me soon 👼💛

Donna Hilbert

17 July 2021

I will miss seeing him and his truck in the neighborhood! Prayers for all of you at this time! God bless!

Rose Yopp

16 July 2021

I met Hunter a couple of times. What a well mannered young man. Also, quite a character. God must have needed him because he is gone too soon. Fly high. 💔🙏
RIP
Rose Yopp, Savanna Barker's grandmother.

Dylan Gorden

16 July 2021

Even though i only knew him for a short time he became a really good friend almost like a little brother to me. You were one of them people the when you met them its like you knew them already for a lifetime. We love you little buddy and you will be greatly missed