Barker, Ralph – With profound sadness the family announces the passing of Ralph Barker at the age of 64 years. Ralph died at the Temiskaming Hospital on Sunday July 4, 2021 with his loving family by his side.
Born in Toronto on October 4, 1956 to the late Ralph Barker and to the late Barbara Fraser, Ralph was a longtime employee of Ryder Transport as a forklift operator. Upon his retirement Ralph found more time to enjoy hunting and fishing but more importantly he was able to spend time with his family and friends.
Predeceased by his parents, Ralph is the cherished father of Chris Gardiner and Natasha Gardiner (Johnny Leblanc). Loving grandfather to Braydon Gardiner, Kerrington Gardiner, Kohen Gardiner and Nolan Leblanc. Dear brother of Danny Barker, Darlene Barker, Kenny Barker and Melody and her husband Marc Ethier. Ralph will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Brandy Ethier, Jason Ethier, Danny Aquilina, Dominic Ethier, Paige Shomsky-Barker, Daniel Quinlin, Katrina Quinlin as well as extended family members.
Cremation has taken place at Lakeview crematorium, Haileybury. Interment of Ralph’s ashes will take place at the Englehart Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations in Ralph’s memory can be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences and contributions may be left at www.buffamleveille.com.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ralph Edgerton Barker Sunday July 4th 2021..
Death notice for the town of: Haileybury, Province: Ontario