BARKER, Donald James
Don Barker passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on the 12th of May at Kingsway Arms Retirement Home, Aurora. He will be forever missed by his wife of 60 years, Betty and his three children: Janice (Jim Perkins), Joyce (Tom Jackson) and Brad (Alex Vescan). Fondly remembered by his 7 grandchildren: Taylor, Jordan, and Braydon Jackson, Andrew and Evan Perkins, and Ryan and Samantha Barker. The family would like to extend sincere thanks to the staff at Kingsway Arms for their exceptional care, especially during the last month.
Don was born in Simcoe, Ontario on April 27, 1936. He moved to Toronto and spent his career at Bell Canada. He and Betty raised their family in Rexdale and enjoyed their retirement years in Barrie. They moved to Aurora in 2015 to be closer to family. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life to be planned for family and friends. On-line condolences may be made at www.roadhouseandrose.com