William "Bill" Barker

William “Bill” Barker, 81, of Palos Hills, died Jan. 18. Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth on Jan. 22. A funeral Mass was offered at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills on Jan. 23. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Mr. Barker is survived by his wife, Phyllis; his sons, Michael, David and James; his daughters, Patricia, Kathryn, Barbara and Jacqueline; 24 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Mr. Barker was born in Chicago. He was a self-employed CPA. He served as a deacon at Sacred Heart Parish in Palos Hills for over 30 years.

Donations may be sent to Catholic Charities or Sacred Heart Church.