George Barkman, Sr.

George Willard Barkman Sr., 85, of Mesa, AZ, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014.
George was born on December 19, 1928 in New Kingston, the son of Myrtle and Clarence Barkman.
George loved to bowl, hunt, fish, and read. May he rest in peace.
He is survived by his wife, Rosina “Rose” Barkman; sons, George Barkman Jr. of Apache Junction, AZ and Gary Barkman of Mesa, AZ; brothers, Arthur Barkman of Mesa, AZ and Charles Barkman of Kentucky; a sister, Ruth Lawson of New York; grandchildren, Heath­er and Austin Barkman of Mesa, AZ, and many nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by his parents and a brother, Clarence Barkman Jr., late of Indiana.
A private service for family and close friends is being plan­ned for mid-July. Arrangements are pending.
Donations in George’s name may be made to: Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014-5656.