Obituary: Mr B. F. Barker

Mr B. F. Barker
Mr B. F. Barker
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Mr Bryan Francis Barker, of Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, has died in Peterborough City Hospital. He was 54.

Mr Barker was born at Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth and lived in the village for most of his life.

A keen football fan he supported Chelsea Football CLub. He also liked to watch many other sports on television and had a keen interest in all kinds of motor vehicles.

He began his working life in the building trade until he had a serious motorcycle accident in 1978.

Later on in life he worked in the catering industry and then as a garage administrator in his brother’s garage.

The Rev Eric Lomax conducted the funeral service at St John the Baptist Church, Colsterworth. Burial followed at the cemetery in Colsterworth.

Family mourners included: May Modrate, Ian Barker, Robert Modrate, John Barker, Robin Barker, Gail Barker and Dennis Meads.

Other mourners included: Donna Maples, Clive Atter, W. Jackson, Paul Peasgood, Jean Addlesee, Rachel Walton, Brian Leuty, Caroline Selby, Yvonne Broderick, Debbie Dexter, Michael Blackmore, Keith Dickinson, Marilyn Henton, Andy Henton, J. Barker, Susan Barker-Skewis, Christine Taylor, Alan Jessop, Rosemary and Malcolm Barker, David Turpie, Karen Grosse, Alan Duller, Martin James, Charlie and Deborah Lavender, Brian Kelly, Sarah Paddinson, Steve Kent, Elizabeth Percival, John Fawns, Julie Wright, Hugh Barrett, Mark Timberlake, Derek and Sandra Cox, Margaret Garner, Janice Thorp, Kevin Clark, Paul Garton, Lynda Suddaby, Mark Ellis, Leonard Wright, Gill and Bill Senescall, Ray and Peggy Taylor, Christine and Gilbert Ogden, Andy and Marie Mitchell, Bill Meads, Jon and Tim Senescall, Gail Kelly, Neil Bell, Clare Milne, Mary Fawns, Sara and Stephen Kent, Mr and Mrs Modrate, Dave Bills, Josephine Footitt, Graham Baker, Greta Hayward, Ann Bottomley, John and Lorraine Modrate, Mr and Mrs D. Selby, Paula Newton, Melvin Wood, Mr and Mrs B. Caudwell, John Robotham, Jason Smith, Tina Smith, Ian Selby, John and Amanda Barnard, Paul Knight, Simon Love, Mr Clark, Mr Pellier, Mr Arndt, Steven Gait, Alan and Linda, and Doug and Maureen.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.