BARKER, Warren

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Warren Barker – born June 4, 1933 – after a short bout with mesothelioma (cancer) on November 2, 2014. Warren leaves behind: his loving wife Gerry of 56 years, son Brent and wife Colleen, daughter Christine and partner John Hamilton, and daughter Deena Dunn and husband Ryan. He is also survived by his four grandchildren: Tierney & Bryce Barker, Griffin & Hudson Dunn, and a great-granddaughter. Warren also leaves behind his older sister, Marian Johnston, of Prince George, as well as nieces and nephews.

Warren was a manager with Telus (BC Tel) for 35 years in Vancouver; he and Gerry retired to Vernon in 1992. Warren was an avid downhill skier and active in the radio control flying club.

The family would like to thank Warren’s many caregivers over the past 5 months.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 4333. Condolences may be offered at www.pleasantvalleyfh.com

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