Christopher Wade Barker

November 21, 1977 ~ August 19, 2018 (age 40)

Christopher Wade Barker, 40, peacefully passed away while surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Memorial Hospital under the care of Hospice Savannah.

He was born November 21, 1977 in Winter Park, Florida and lived in Effingham County most of his life.

Chris was a graduate of Effingham County High School and attended Toccoa Falls College.

He had an admiration and passion for music and played the trumpet for many years in school. He had a deftness for computers and electronics and enjoyed handcrafting jewelry.

Chris is survived by his son Noah Barker of Blue Springs, Missouri; his mother, Cindy MacDonald Barker of Springfield, Georgia; his brother and sister in law, Michael and Sharon Barker of Inman, South Carolina; his brother and sister in law, Patrick and Ashlynn Barker of Rincon, Georgia; and sister, Carollyn Barker of Guyton, Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Michael Barker of Kansas City, Missouri; grandparents Stanley and Carollyn MacDonald of Rincon, Georgia; and grandparents Arthur and Mary Barker of Orlando, Florida.

A funeral service will be held at 12pm, Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Riggs Funeral Home in Guyton, Georgia. The family will receive friends one hour before the service.

The family respectfully requests remembrances be made in his memory to Ronald McDonald Charities or Hospice Savannah.

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