Donald E. Barker, 92, of Gas City, passed away at 12:52 am on Friday, February 19, 2021, at Heritage Pointe in Warren. He was born in Grant County on May 21, 1928, to Basil and Mary (Adamson) Barker. On November 26, 1948, he married Marjorie L. McClure, and she preceded him in death on January 15, 2018.
Donald was a 1946 graduate of Gas City High School and attended Purdue University for Electrical Engineering. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Donald was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. He achieved the rank of Private First Class and was honorably discharged. He was able to attend the Honor Flight in April of 2017.