Samuel William Barker

December 1, 1935December 16, 2018

Samuel William Barker 83, of Amarillo, passed away December 16, 2018. Sam served his country in the United States Army. He was a fun loving feisty man who loved everyone but especially his family. He was patient and kind especially with animals. He was very proud that he was able to go on mission trips to Mexico and to Africa where he helped build houses among other things. He was a member of San Jacinto Baptist Church, San Jacinto Methodist Church and Oasis Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wives Janis and Bernice, son-in- law Bill Pearson along with many siblings.

He is survived by his children Tara Pearson, Todd Barker and wife Dena, Casey Barker, Carmel Barnhill and husband Randy, Susan Camille Gutierrez and husband Robert, Patience Lavender and husband David. Twenty grandchildren and twenty five grandchildren.


  • Graveside Service Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Samuel William Barker

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Bonnie Snell

December 18, 2018

Camille and family,
You are in my grateful thoughts and prayers for the comfort God promises.
With friendship, memories and St. Andrew's school love (1st grade),
Bonnie Snell

Casey Barker

December 17, 2018

I was in the Navy transferring from Virginia back to Texas and my car broke down in the middle of nowhere. I made it to a phone called dad he was there in a few hours with a new part put it on and got me back home. That was who he was drop it all to go help anyone in need.