Robert "Robbie" Barker



Robbie Larry Barker, 53, of Surfside Beach passed away Sunday, November 04, 2018 at his residence. He was born September 17, 1965 in Bethesda, MD, son of William Larry Barker and Ann Marie Burton Barker.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his aunts and uncles, Scott Burton (Joy), Chip Burton (Carol), Carolyn Barker and Elizabeth Barker; as well as cousins, nieces and nephews, Paula (Seth) Brockman, Riley and Reid Brockman, Larry Mindte, Eric Mindte, Dana Mindte, Gunnar Mindte, Scott Eric Burton (Meg), Zeb Burton, Ty Burton, Keegan Burton, Keri Murphy (Jay), Jayalah Murphy, Kenzie Murphy, Deanna Vantrease, TJ Vantrease, Scott Vantrease (Melissa), Max Vantrease, Austin Vantrease, Dale Vantrease, Cayla Vantrease, Susie Suchman (Chip), Jordyn Suchman, Stacy Cunneen (Patrick), Nathan Cunneen, Riley Cunneen, Owen Cunneen, Kevin Crabtree; and numerous other cousins and great nieces and nephews.

Robbie volunteered as a firefighter with the Surfside Beach Fire Department in South Carolina and the Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department in Maryland. He was a member of Journey Church in Myrtle Beach.

A celebration of Robbie’s life will be held Thursday, November 08, 2018 2:00PM at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Robert’s name to Journey Church, 2734 Beaver Run Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 or the Surfside Beach Fire Department, 810 1st Ave N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575.

Condolences may be made at

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is in charge of arrangements.