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Robert Lee Barker

January 11, 1953 - March 7, 2017

Robert Lee Barker, 64, of Winnabow, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at New Hanover Regional Medical Center on Tuesday March 7, 2017.

Mr. Barker was born on January 11, 1953 in Trenton, New Jersey, to the late Moses and Lois Rochelle Barker. He is survived by his son, Moses David Barker; his brother, James Barker; his stepson, Robert Kaploski; his stepdaughter, Jennifer Lantz; three stepgrandchildren, Kevin Lantz, Matthew Lantz, and Sydney Kaploski; his sister-in-laws, Una Jean Immel and Regiens Barker; nieces and nephews, Samuel Barker, Jessica Barker, and Chelsea Barker; and his future daughter-in-law, Samantha Johnson.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Kay Barker; his brother, Edward Barker; and his sister-in-law, Juin Barker.

He was a loving, caring, and devoted son, husband, and father, who always put his needs before others to take care of his family. He was a naturally savvy businessman who always knew how to turn junk into a buck.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM with Bob Waxman officiating.

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