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Thomas E. Barker

May 2, 1968 — May 15, 2024

Antwerp

Thomas Eugene Barker, Jr., 56, of Antwerp, Ohio passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at Paulding County Hospital.

Tommy was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on May 2, 1968, a son of Deborah Kay (Altic) Ricard and Thomas Eugene Barker, Sr.

As a young man, Tommy was interested in fishing and ice hockey. As he matured, he added bowling and racing to his pastimes. He never missed a trip to Eldora Speedway for the King's Royal each year. It was clear to everyone that Tommy's teams were the Cincinnati Bengals and the Fort Wayne Komets.  Tommy was everyone's go-to guy, which served him well at his job at  Advanced Chassis in Antwerp. 

Tommy will be sadly missed by his daughter, Rebecca Cameron; mother, Deb Ricard;father, Tom Barker; siblings, Pamala Echols, William (Amanda) Barker and Virginia (Robert) Bowers; grandson, Joseph Mendez; numerous other family members and his cat, Angel.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Jim Ricard. 

Viewing is Monday, May 20th, 4 PM to 7 PM at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River Street, Antwerp, Ohio.

Tommy's funeral service is Tuesday, May 21st, 10:30 AM, with viewing one hour prior at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.

He will be laid to rest in  Maumee Cemetery, Antwerp. 

Memorials are to Deb Ricard.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

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