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Obituary for Johnny Ray Barker

Johnny Ray Barker

Johnny Barker, 65 of Olive Hill, KY passed away on November 27, 2023, at his residence. He was born July 28, 1958, in Grayson, KY; a son of the late Jack Dempsey Barker and Nellie Knipp Barker Huntsman.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Rae Barker Bryant; a step-brother, Johnny Cecil Huntsman; and a step-sister, Carolyn Sue Huntsman Collins.

Johnny was a surveyor and later owned an auto body repair shop.

He is survived by his wife, Connie Jean Burton Barker;a son, Russell Jon Barker of Grahn, KY; a step-father, Raymond Huntsman of Grahn, KY; a sister, Shirley (Ishmel) Boggs of Grahn, KY; a brother, Paul (Julie) Huntsman of Grahn, KY; a step-brother, Ricky (Gail) Huntsman of Grayson, KY; a step-sister, Penny (Joe) Roark of Olive Hill, KY; five grandchildren, Kayla Jolene Bryant (Noah Perkins), Kelsey Rae Bryant (Garrett) Bales, Kyra Leigh Barker, Tristan Jon Blake Barker, and Izzabella Nolen; three great-grandchildren, Kelly Jo Perkins, Gwendolyn Raeann Bales, and Isaac Dean Bales.

A private graveside memorial service will be conducted at the Barker Family Cemetery, John Bradley and David Bryant ministers.

Arrangements by the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson.

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