Elmond Barker


Elmond Oklahoma Barker, 95, of Strawberry, died Sept. 13, 2002. He was born April 10, 1907, in Duenweg, Mo.

Mr. Barker moved to Phoenix in 1943 with his wife, Clara, and their son, Robert, from McAllister, Okla. He was a union carpenter with Phoenix local 1089 and a housing contractor. He worked on the Glen Canyon Dam from 1960 to 1963. He was in real estate with Lauer and Augustine and later, retiring in Strawberry, was a real estate salesman there.

Survivors include his son, Robert Barker and daughter-in-law, Virginia; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Hansen Mortuary in Phoenix.

Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 2929 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016.

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