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Gail E. Barker

November 2, 1941 October 3, 2021
Gail E. Barker
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Obituary for Gail E. Barker

Gail E. Barker, 79, of Elyria passed away at University Hospital Elyria Medical Center Sunday, October 3, 2021 following a brief illness. He was born November 2, 1941 in Big Springs, WV. Gail was a retired General Motors worker. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, gardening, and love of family. Gail was always willing to help anyone. He was a long standing member and a deacon of Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Emma (nee Bennett); daughters, Shelia Barker, Dawn (Jeff) Baker; son, James (Sherry) Barker; grandchildren, Justin, Sheena, Coy, Jamie, Felicia (Adam) Hyer, Alyssa, Cassidy and Austin; great-grandchildren, Emma, Marianna, Coy, Tucker, Leo, Jackson, Jace, Adeline, Emmett, Elijah and Colt; sister, Betty (Ron) Gerlak; brothers, Bobby (Phyllis), Richard (Kathy). He was preceded in death by his parents Okey Barker and Virginia Shaffer (nee Richards). Family will receive friends from 11 AM until time of service at 11:30 AM Friday, October 8, 2021 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626. Social distancing will be observed. MASKS ARE REQUIRED. Pastor Brian Edwards will officiate. Burial Ridgehill Memorial Park (Amherst Twp.). In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church 38550 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Elyria, OH. 44035. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.laubenthalmercado.com

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Visitation

Friday

8

Oct

11:00 AM 10/8/2021 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 10/8/2021 11:30:00 AM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Service 11:30 AM Friday, October 8, 2021 in the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ridgehill Memorial Park Final Resting Place

44805 N. Ridge Rd.
Amherst Twp., OH 44001

44805 N. Ridge Rd. Amherst Twp. 44001 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church

38550 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035
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