We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
Mr. Jerry Dale Barker, 60 of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
Born in San Diego, CA on July 1, 1961, he had lived in Kingsland for many years before moving to Pierce County in 2006. Jerry was retired from the US Navy and was currently working for the Department of Defense at Kings Bay. He was a huge University of Nebraska football fan and had enjoyed barbecuing (especially chicken wings) and hanging out with his buddies at Mobley’s. He was of the Catholic faith.
He was a son of the late Ramon Pinzon. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Barry Barker.
Survivors include his wife, Marlane J. McCall Barker of Blackshear; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jeffrey & Courtney Barker of Cartersville and Ryan Barker of Blackshear; his mother, Donna Bryan Pinzon of Lincoln, NE; two sisters, Dianna Barker of Lincoln, NE and Desi (Troy) Maughan of Aurora, CO; three brothers, Bryan (Gina) Barker of Mexico, Ralph (Carrie) Barker of Salt Lake City, UT, and Sonny Pinzon of Lincoln, NE; a grandchild, Grayson Russell; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A funeral mass for Mr. Barker will be held Friday, January 7, 2022, at 2:00 o’clock at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waycross. Active pallbearers will be Herb Adkins, Spencer Wright, Ryan Barker, Jeff Barker, and Hamp Parr. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Mobley, Jesse Mobley, Ken Biller, and Sonny Pinzon. Please meet at the funeral home by 12:30 on Friday.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 12-1.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org or to Boys Town, www.support.boystown.org/donate.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.