Bobby Ray Barker, 42, of Racine, Ohio passed away on January 18, 2018. Bobby graduated in 1993 from Heritage Christian School. In 2001, Bob’s life forever changed when he was critically injured in a car accident while helping a friend. After this, Bob’s greatest joy in life was being a dad to Sierra and Cheyenne.

He is survived by his two daughters, Sierra Dawn Barker and Cheyenne Dawn Barker, of Belpre. He is also survived by his father and step-mother, Herbert and Nancy Barker, Racine, his mother Betty (Thurman) Smith, New Haven, WV. His two sisters, Melissa Barker, Tuppers Plains and Trina Smith, Racine, two brothers, Eric (Emily) Larkins, Washington, WV and Christopher L. Smith, Racine, and four nieces, Alyssa Smith, Kylie Smith, Ava Larkins, and Everly Larkins,

Bobby had so many people in his life who loved and cherished their time with him. He loved to joke and tease with everyone just like his father, Herbert Barker, who will forever be Bobby’s hero.

A celebration of Bobby’s life will be at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, in Coolville, from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, please feel free to contribute to the funeral expenses.