Greenwood Memory Lawn Mortuary & Cemetery

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Peter John Barker

February 19, 1962October 30, 2019

Peter John Barker (57) was born on February 19, 1962 in Tombstone, Arizona to Rev. Bill and Emily Barker. He passed away on October 30, 2019 at his home in Phoenix, Arizona after a courageous battle with cancer. Pete grew up and attended school in Sierra Vista, Arizona and graduated from Buena High School in 1980. He received his degree in Architecture from the University of Arizona in 1985 and ultimately became a partner at HDA Architects, LLC in Phoenix, Arizona until the time of his death.

His remaining family includes: his mother, Emily Barker, his wife of 29 years, Shirley Barker, his children Bill and Jessica, his siblings George Barker, Marian Medley, and Margaret Caylor. He was beloved Uncle Pete to numerous nieces and nephews.

Pete was a devoted follower of Jesus Christ and faithfully served as a lay leader and deacon at Royal Palms Baptist Church for 30 years. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Christian Unity Ministries. In lieu of flowers, Pete requested memorial donations be directed toward Christian Unity Ministries.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, November 9, 2019

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