Wally Barker, lifetime resident of the Bloomington-Normal area, passed away Sept. 29, 2012.
Wally was the proud father of Christopher, Katie and Cory, husband to Jamie Barker and Grandpa to Caleb Lawson. Wally was the son of Marianne Doyle, Carrollton, TX and Charles Barker (Shirley) Barker. Wally had 3 sisters; Christi (Ron) Klein, Normal, IL; Martha (Jonathan) Ligon, Addison, IL; Vicky Leonard, deceased of Flanagan, IL; and one brother, Bruce (Debbie) of Bloomington, IL.
He was the owner of Wally’s Collision and a former employee of Century Chevrolet.
He supported many charities including The Special Olympics and the Redbird Booster club. He also donated to numerous benefits, whenever asked.
Wally was a successful business man who didn’t always let money rule his willingness to help others.
His passions included fast cars, Harley Davidson motorcycles, Family and Friends and his dog Tucker.
He was known by many and loved by all.
Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 101 W. Center, LeRoy, Ill. Funeral is at 10 a.m. Saturday at the same location.
Memorials may be made to Jamie Barker.