LAWRENCE — William R. "Bill" Barker, 59, of Lawrence, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 5, 1942, in Parsons to Raymond and Mary Ann (Rauniker) Barker. He studied piano and music composition at Pittsburg State University and at Wichita State University.
Survivors include a brother, Bob Grant of Frontenac.
A private inurnment will be at a later date. Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.rumsey-yost.com.