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“My dear cousin you helped so many You have earned your seat with the king ...Thank you for all you have done for us when we needed you... we love...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: William Barker - Cordova, TN

“Sending our deepest condolences and prayers to Mr. Barker's wife, son, other family members and loved ones. We just learned of his transition, and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Rev. Joel & Naomi Mitchell - IL

“Sincere condolences to the Barker Family on the loss of Herbert C. Barker. Sending heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family. We worked together...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Darlene Tribue - Chicago, IL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: ETHEL MCGLOUNEL - Chicago, IL

“A mentor a role model a great father You have gone to a better place God has given you your wings. You will be missed. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Lisa G - Chicago, IL - Family

“A dear husband, father, friend, businessman who will be missed by many. Take your rest. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Bright - Chicago, IL

“Mr Herbert C BarkerYou will surely be missed. Your presence has enhanced the lives of many who had the opportunity to meet you. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Dr Roy B Guster - Chicago, IL

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. I will truly miss Mr. Barker for he was always a fine gentleman and a good friend...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Patrick Baines - Palatine, IL


HERBERT C. BARKER of Chicago, IL died January 2, 2019 at the age of 96. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, he was the owner of Barker's Mortuary and Cremation. A 1948 graduate of the Worsham College of Mortuary Science, he was a member of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Illinois Select Funeral Directors Association, Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity, and the 100 Black Men of Funeral Service, Inc., where he was honored as a 2012 Living Legend of Funeral Service.