George Hans Barker 81, passed away October 27, 2020 surrounded by family. George was born November 1, 1938 in Randolph, Utah to F. Weston Barker and Leah Hansen Barker; he has one brother Rayo Barker of Evanston WY.
On September 20, 1958 he married Mary Ann Mills of Evanston WY; they raised 3 children, Kathi Ann Barker, George Patrick Barker and Lanny Weston Barker. They were sealed April 20, 1988.
He worked many jobs throughout his life, he worked in the Colorado Wyoming gas fields in Hiawatha Colorado. Moving to Randolph Utah he started working at Staffer Chemical FMC in Kemmerer WY. Then he worked as a mechanic for Hoffmann Repair, was the Randolph Town Marshall, and bought property to build a trailer park, along with purchasing the Hoffmann Repair business in 1975. He and his business partner named the business J- Bar Auto. He loved running loaders, track hoe and operating screen plants to process sand and gravel. He loved to work sun-up to sun-down. One of his favorite sayings was, “Daylights burning let’s get er done”
George loved guns, hunting with a bow & arrow, loved livestock of all kinds. But the most important was the 8 years he served in the Ogden Temple on Saturdays. He loved his three children, 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, with one on the way! He had a special talent of knowing when people needed help of any kind. George will be sadly missed; he has left a wonderful legacy.
He is survived by his wife Mary Ann, children Kathi and Pat. Proceeded in death by son Lanny, parents, grandparents, many aunts and uncles.
The family wished to thank all the kind hands at Intermountain Medical Center & Evanston Regional Hospital, and Crandall Funeral Home.
Funeral Services for George will take place at the Randolph LDS Church on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM. Viewing will be from 10:00 to 12:45 before the service.
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