Vincent L. Barker
Vincent L. Barker, 38, Nevada, MO, died Saturday, August 11, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, MO following a sudden illness. He was born January 24, 1969, in Kansas City, MO, to Joseph Willard Barker and Mary L.Rector Barker. He married Michelle D. Lunsford on February 11, 1989, in Independence, MO, and she survives of the home.
Vincent was born in Kansas City, MO, and grew up in Independence, MO and Springfield, MO. He graduated from William Christian High School, Independence, MO, in 1987. He was involved in car sales all of his life. Vincent has lived in Nevada since 1992. He was a partner with his father in Barker Sales, Nevada and also owned and operated Nevada Muffler’s & More and Vinnie’s Shirt and Sign Shack. He was very active in Nevada Speedway where he was the factory stock series champion in 2004.
Survivors in addition to his wife Michelle include one daughter, Casey Jo Barker of the home; one son, Blaise Dalton Barker, of the home; his father, Joseph Barker, Nevada, MO; one brother, James Joseph Barker and his wife Michelle, Nevada, MO, several nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and his many, many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 2007, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada, MO.
Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family receives friends 6-8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at Ferry Funeral Home.
Those who wish may contribute to a scholarship fund for his children in care of U.S. Bank or Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO.