James Randolph Barker, aka Jim Barker, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after an illness. At the time of his passing, he lived in Muskogee, Oklahoma. For many years, he was a hardworking rancher, cowboy and bit & spur maker.
He worked at The Drummond Ranch in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, for many years before moving to Guthrie, Oklahoma, where he made two lifelong friends; John Willemsma, custom saddlemaker, and Ray Dorwart, custom bootmaker.
He is survived by Nicole Barker, Mary Jane & Rashell Hopkins, Connie Williams and many friends in Tombstone, Arizona, where he lived the past 25 years.
My dad was a very loyal, helpful, loving, hardworking man who had too many friends to mention, but will be missed by all.
Services will be done at a later date.
Jim was Preceded in death by his mother, Genevie Pierce, his father Edward Barker and his sister Jean Williams.