Kenneth Edward Barker, 69


Kenneth Edward Barker, 69, of Litchfield, died at 2:06 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at his residence.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Litchfield Family Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Barker was born on Oct. 12, 1952, in East St. Louis, a son of James Edward and Janette (Delashment) Barker. He married Shirley LouAnn on Feb. 14, 1986, in Troy. Mr. Barker was an owner/operator over the road truck driver for several years.

Mr. Barker is survived by his wife; children, Corey E. Barker of Litchfield, Christina K. Barker of Collinsville, Robert J. Meyer, Jr. of Granite City, Kenneth James Barker of Staunton and Christopher Meyer of Litchfield; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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