Ellis Funeral Home

801 Andrews Highway, Midland, TX


Ralph Leroy Barker

February 5, 1926July 25, 2020

Ralph L. Barker was born on February 5, 1926, and died on July 25, 2020. Ralph will be remembered for his love of God, his family, music, and his wonderful sense of humor. Ralph was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in Texas, where he was married to Billie Sue Cornelius for 46 years until her death. Ralph was married to LaVerne Allen for 22 years until her death. Ralph was also preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and three brothers. He is survived by a brother George Barker and a sister Alice Nessline of Ohio; son Robert & wife Debbie Barker; daughter Barbara & husband John Koch; and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ralph spent his entire career in data processing. He was active for many years at Crestview Baptist Church. In his later years, he resided in the Memory Care Unit at Manor Park. The family expresses their deep appreciation for the excellent care provided by the staff at Manor Park. Due to Covid-19 issues there will be no service.


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Brian Barker

July 29, 2020

Uncle Ralph was a character. Always enjoyed when he visited my dad George. He will truly be missed. Thanks for your service Uncle Ralph love you. Brian

Raquel Wells

July 28, 2020

Please accept my condolences.

Find comfort in your cherished memories with him, these live on in hearts and mind. Also take refuge in the loving care of your heavenly father, He is the God of tender mercies.

May you be given a calm heart.


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