James Barger obituary: James Barger's Obituary, Dove Topeka

In Memory Of
James L. Barger
1933 - 2020

Obituary photo of James Barger, Dove-KS
Obituary photo of James Barger, Dove-KS

In Memory Of
James L. Barger
1933 - 2020

James L. Barger, 87, of Auburn, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at an Auburn care facility. He was born May 31, 1933 in Wamego, the son of Roy and Mary (Vanderblomen) Barger.

James graduated from Humphrey High School in Humphrey, Arkansas. He was an Army Veteran during the Korean War. He was employed by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for 37 years before retiring. He then drove a school bus for the Seaman School District for 10 years. He was an active member of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Perry where he served as a Deacon.

James married Carolyn L. Weatherley on June 25, 1954 in Stuggart, Arkansas. She preceded him in death on October 12, 2018. James was also preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Barger and Bill Barger.

Survivors include children, Steve (Lisa) Barger of Burlingame, one granddaughter, Brook (Faron) Moore of Topeka, one great-granddaughter, Carolyn Rae of Topeka, his sister, Betty Nioce of Horton, Kansas and his sister-in-law, Linda Weatherly of Topeka.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 31, 2020 at the First Missionary Baptist Church of Perry. Inurnment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery southeast of Topeka. Masks and social distancing are suggested.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the First Missionary Baptist Church, 106 N. Elm St., Perry, Kansas 66073.

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James L. Barger, 87, of Auburn, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at an Auburn care facility. He was born May 31, 1933 in Wamego, the son of Roy and Mary (Vanderblomen) Barger.

James graduated from Humphrey High School in Humphrey, Arkansas. He was an Army Veteran during the Korean War. He was employed by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for 37 years before retiring. He then drove a school bus for the Seaman School District for 10 years. He was an active member of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Perry where he served as a Deacon.

James married Carolyn L. Weatherley on June 25, 1954 in Stuggart, Arkansas. She preceded him in death on October 12, 2018. James was also preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Barger and Bill Barger.

Survivors include children, Steve (Lisa) Barger of Burlingame, one granddaughter, Brook (Faron) Moore of Topeka, one great-granddaughter, Carolyn Rae of Topeka, his sister, Betty Nioce of Horton, Kansas and his sister-in-law, Linda Weatherly of Topeka.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 31, 2020 at the First Missionary Baptist Church of Perry. Inurnment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery southeast of Topeka. Masks and social distancing are suggested.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the First Missionary Baptist Church, 106 N. Elm St., Perry, Kansas 66073.

To leave the family a special message, please select the Share Memories option listed above.

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Memorial Service

Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 10:30am
First Missionary Baptist Church of Perry, 106 N. Elm St., Perry, KS 66073

Interment

Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Berryton, Kansas

Southeast Chapel (785-266-6700) is assisting the family

Southeast Chapel (785-266-6700) is assisting the family

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