Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
December 23, 2011 9:58 am EST


MANSFIELD — John David Barker, 53, passed away Dec. 21, 2011, in Mansfield MedCentral.

John was born in Cleveland, to John “Jack” and Ann (Hinds) Barker. John earned a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from Mount Union College and a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Ashland Theological Seminary.

Surviving are his wife, Lori (Tucker), whom he married May 13, 1989; daughter, Megan Barker of Mansfield; his parents of Wilmington, N.C.; sisters, Joan Riede of Aurora and Helene (Michael) Kiser of Maine; nieces and nephew, Annie Riede and Simon and Claire Kiser; mother-in-law, Sara Tucker of Mansfield.

Deceased is his father-in-law, David Tucker.

Visitation is Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at Grace Fellowship Church, 365 Straub Road East, Mansfield, where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m.

The Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is serving the Barker family. Full obituary is at

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