Obituaries

Homer Leon Barkley 1939 - 2013 Lawrence

Homer Leon Barkley, age 73, of Lawrence, passed away February 22, 2013, in Topeka. He was born on June 22, 1939 in Baldwin City, Kansas, the son of Henry Leroy Barkley and Marie (Clary) Barkley.
He was a janitor for the University of Kansas in Lawrence for fifteen years retiring in 2003.
On November 17, 1961, Homer was united in marriage with Wilma Jean McEvoy in Ottawa, they later divorced. On October 30, 1970, Homer was united in marriage with Barbara Mellis in Miami, Oklahoma, they later divorced.
Homer is survived by a son, Earl Barkley and his wife, Ashlee, Topeka; daughter, Cathi Kitrell and her husband, Todd, of Holton; sister, Joy Thompson of Topeka; brother, James Barkley and his wife, Honey Bea, of Tulsa; eleven grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2013, at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City. Burial will follow at Prairie City Cemetery, Baldwin City.
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Homer Leon Barkley