William "Bill" Jennings Barker
January 1, 1945 ~ July 14, 2022
William Jennings Barker, age 77, of Nashville TN passed away July 14 2022. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 32 years Roseanna Barker , his parents Ammi and Mary Barker of Pittsburgh PA, and sister Janice Merriman of Hamilton IN. He is survived by his son William (Dana) Barker, daughter Brigitte (Addio) Fiordigigli , daughter Kelly (Tim) Millar, sister Virginia Barker Panucci of Cape Coral Florida, grandchildren William (Aleecia ) Barker, Willow Barker, AJ Fiordigigli, Nico Fiordigigli and Arianna Fiordigigli along with numerous nieces and nephews . He was born January 1, 1945, in Pittsburgh Pa. Bill grew up in Pittsburgh PA where he attended Penn State University. He served for 6 years in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War –becoming a machinist for the Navy and serving both foreign (overseas) and domestically. He was very proud of his military service. He later moved from Pittsburgh and settled in Nashville TN where he enjoyed fishing, boating and family life. He loved Titans football, politics, mathematics, tools and so much more. He would do anything for his family and friends and would help anyone who asked. He made everyone who knew him laugh at all the stories he shared. He will be greatly missed. Our family is grateful to know that Bill is at peace. A Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2022 with Military Honors at Nashville National Cemetery, 1420 Gallatin Pike South, Madison, TN 37115.