Carlton F. Barker Jr., 92

Carlton Barker

Carlton Barker

NORWAY — Carlton F. Barker Jr., 92, of Stoneham, died Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

He was born in Stoneham on Oct. 1, 1922, the oldest child of Carlton Sr. and Ineze Matheson Barker. He married Mertice Berry on Aug. 1, 1943. Jr., as he was always called, worked for Perham’s at the Bumpus Mine, Grover Lumber Co. and on the road crew for the State of Maine for many summers. He established C.F. Barker, Jr. Excavating in 1965. He was a member of the East Stoneham Congregational Church and the Knights of Pythias. He enjoyed skiing, both water and snow, golfing and traveling throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. He enjoyed snowmobiling and was a member of the Knight Riders Snowmobile Club in Stoneham.

He is survived by four children, Timothy of Waterford, Danny, Thomas and Andrea Fillebrown, all of Stoneham; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Hubert of Salem, N.H. and Durland of Stoneham; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife “Tice” of 65 years; two brothers, Dighton H. and Dighton O.; and a sister, Euleita Whitney.

At his request there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stoneham Rescue, Stoneham Fire Department, or the East Stoneham Congregational Church.

Arrangements are under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main Street, Oxford.

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