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Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Taylor Earl Barker Jr.

September 14, 1942July 6, 2019

Taylor Earl Barker, Jr., age 76 of Sunrise, Florida and formerly of Knoxville, passed away July 6, 2019. He graduated from Central High School in 1960. He was a dedicated Christian and was dedicated to his family and country. His passion was growing orchids and traveling with his wife. He retired from the U.S. Navy and was a member of Fleet Reserve 126, American Legion 365, and the Ft. Lauderdale Orchid Society. Preceded in death by his parents, Taylor Earl Barker, Sr. and Ruth Weatherly Barker. Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Clara; daughter, Michelle Cheri-Barker; brother, Terry Wayne Barker, several nieces and nephews and our beloved Akers family. Family and friends will meet 9:45 am Saturday at Piney Grove Cemetery for a 10:00 am graveside service with military honors. Condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com. Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave. Knoxville, TN 37921 (865) 588-3868

Services

  • Graveside Service Saturday, July 27, 2019

Memories

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Robert Passarelli

July 26, 2019

Always ready to help his fellow veterans, I miss you're email jokes you sent me everyday...

Robert Passarelli

July 25, 2019

One of my favorite photos of Earl, and his lovely wife, Clara...
Stand Down, Our Post Sgt-at-Arms, we have the watch now...

FROM THE FAMILY

Special memories of good times together

FROM THE FAMILY

Special memories of good times together.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Special memories of good times together

FROM THE FAMILY

Special memories of good times together.

FROM THE FAMILY