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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Barker, William H.




William H. "Billy" Barker Jr., 57, of Cheswick, died suddenly Saturday morning, Sept. 24, 2016, at UPMC St. Margaret, Aspinwall. Born Dec. 5, 1958, in Pittsburgh, a son of Evelyn (Doty) Barker, of Springdale, and the late William H. Barker Sr. Bill was a certified chef associated for many years with the family business, Frosted Mug, in Cheswick. He was graduated in 1976 from Riverview High School and in 1979 from Hyde Park Culinary School, New York. He enjoyed cooking, eating, all Pittsburgh sports teams and being with people. Besides his mother, he is survived by his son, William Barker Ill, of Cheswick; daughter, Samantha Barker, of Springdale; loving companion of 18 years, Patricia and her children, Kayla, Megan and Ryan Romano; sister, Karen Black (David), of Cheswick, and niece and godchild, Kristie Black, of Cheswick. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by daughter, Megan Barker, and sister, Linda Kephart. Friends and relatives will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC., 421 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Harwick (Everyone, meet at the church.), the Rev. Alan Morris officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell, next to his daughter, Megan.