Lawrence "Larry" Edward Barker, 70, passed away on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019. Larry's family and friends will gather for a Celebration of Life on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3408 Ben Wilson Street, Victoria, TX 77901.
Larry, born October 9th, 1949 was raised in Billings, Montana by Elvin and Minnie Barker. He was a 1967 graduate of Billings West High School. He served in the United States Navy from October 1967 to August 1969 with an honorable discharge. On December 16, 1972, he married the love of his life, Lorrae Moore, in Billings, Montana.
Larry loved to go fishing and hunting. He enjoyed family barbeques and loved his grandchildren and great-granddaughter very much. In his earlier married years, Larry and his wife enjoyed gardening and growing and canning their own food. He was a wonderful and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and he will be greatly missed.
Larry is survived by his wife of 47 years, Lorrae Barker; his daughter, Sarah Foster and husband, Victor of Victoria; his grandchildren, Clayton Foster of Houston and Savannah Foster (John Rodriquez) of Victoria and his great-granddaughter, Nina Rene Rodriquez of Victoria.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Minnie Barker of Billings, Montana.
Those wishing to make memorial donations in Larry's memory are requested to do so to the American Cancer Society or your local food bank.
Thoughts and memories may be shared online at www.gracefuneralhome.net.
Funeral arrangements and services under the personal care of Grace Funeral Home.
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