BARKER, ARTHUR: Peacefully with family at his side at Juravinski Hospital on Sunday, August 20, 2017, Arthur Frank Barker of Caistor Centre passed away at the age of 74. Loving father of Art Barker, Brenda Chambers and Donna Barker. Cherished grandfather of Colleena-Rae Barker, Cody Chambers, Jesse Chambers, Kevin Jarvis, Racquel Jarvis, Kayla Jarvis and Dustin Jarvis. Dearly missed by his sister Marilyn Barker Thornton (the late Brian) and his brother Rick Barker (Marg). He will be dearly missed by his long time horse of 38 years, Granite. Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, friends and his buddies at Tim Hortons. A heartfelt thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and staff of Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre for their care and compassion. Friends may call at Merritt Funeral Home, 287 Station Street, Smithville on Wednesday, August 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August 24 at 10 a.m. If desired, memorial donations to Juravinski Cancer Centre would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home.