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Charles Dean Barker

September 6, 1941 — October 16, 2021

Charles Dean (Charlie) Barker, a longtime resident of Lampasas and Lampasas County, died October 16, 2021, in Llano, Texas.

Charles was born on September 6, 1941, to George Barker, Jr. and Fannie Lorene Klose Barker.  He graduated from Lampasas High School in 1960.  His employment endeavors included working alongside his parents at Barker's Feed Mill.  Charles also worked for and retired from the Texas Highway Department in Lampasas.

Charles was also a real estate agent and broker, loved farming and ranching, raising horses, and raised some of his own racehorses.  Charles was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Fannie Ruth Swafford; grandson, Bo Pitts; grandson-in-law, Mark Rogers.

Survivors include his wife Barbara of nearly 20 years; children, Randy (Debra) Barker of Abilene, Cindy Allen of Hutto; Joe (Jeannette) Benitz, Bobby (Czaja) Benitz, Danny (Jessica) Benitz, Joseph Taylor Benitz, Donna (Michael) Elliott, Brenda Pitts; grandchildren, Jennifer Rogers of Abilene, Ryan Barker of Houston, Brandi Hickman (Ryan) of Hutto and Barbara's 14 grandchildren; great-grandchildren, Haelyn, Hope and Hunter Rogers of Abilene and Barbara's 3 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Nancy Burton of Burnet; a niece, numerous nephews, cousins, and other loving family members. 

A visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday, October 20, from 5 pm to 7 pm at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Services will be held on Thursday, October 21, at 2 pm at San Saba Baptist Church with interment to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas.


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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

San Saba's First Baptist Church

208 W Wallace St, San Saba, TX 76877

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