William Fox Barkley


Mr. William Fox Barkley, age 83, Telford, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Barkley was born in Washington County and son of the late Niles Ingersoll & Helena Fox Barkley.
He was a member of Boones Creek Christian Church and had served as an Elder, Deacon, and Sunday School Teacher at Mt. Bethel Christian Church.
Mr. Barkley was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of the Limestone Ruritan (Forever Member), holding office at club, county, district and national levels.
He was owner and operator of B&B Supply and co-owner of Barkley Custom Homes. He was a former partner in Barkley Lumber Company, Inc. for 45 years.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Betty Patton Barkley, Telford; daughter and son-in-law, Beth & Jerry Berry; son and daughter-in-law, Ron & Melanie Barkley; grandchildren, Brittney Berry, Jacob Berry, Isaac Barkley and Morgan Barkley; brother and sisters, Charles Barkley (Glenna), Margaret Loyd (Herman) and Shirley Campbell; sister-in-law, Phyllis Blair; cousins, Mary Jane Calhoun, Janice Treadway, Jerry Broyles and Jim Fox; and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted 6:00 pm Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Boones Creek Christian Church with Minister David Clark, Minister Dick Morris, and Pastor Jeremy Dykes officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Mt. Bethel Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jacob Berry, Isaac Barkley, Bob Algee, Brian Perhne, Nick Brown and Mark Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Boones Creek Church, 305 Boones Creeks Christian Church Rd. Gray, Tennessee 37615 or Mount Bethel Cemetery c/o James Chandley 828 Clear Springs Rd, Limestone TN, 37681.

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03-29-2018 Leisa Street Evans
Beth So sorry to hear about the passing of your Father. You will miss him so much and this will be very hard , but cherish your memories they will help get you through this loss! Love you and prayers! God Bless. Leisa
03-27-2018 Diane Silvers
Praying for strength and peace for all of you. I thought the world of Bill. He will be greatly missed. Such a Godly man.
03-27-2018 Farrell Gosnell
So sorry for your lost. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
03-27-2018 Sharrell Dykes
My sincere condolences and prayers for the Barkley family at this of your loss. Bill was a good man and will be missed by many.
03-27-2018 Robert and Connie Denney
Ron, please count us among the many thinking of you and your family at this time. May the Spirit of a comforting peace be with you.
03-27-2018 Jim and Tina McCracken & TJ McCracken
We are so sorry for your loss .He will be missed very much. He was a very good man!
03-27-2018 Larry Parkey
It's with a sad heart I send this, having just learned of Bill's passing today. I became acquainted with Bill in the 80's through Ruritan. I was a Zone Governor, Lieutenant Gov. in 1988 and District Gov. in 1989. I visited Limestone Club many times and it was always a pleasure to see Bill. He was warm, kind and helpful to me. He will always hold a special place in my heart. He will be truly missed. Hold fast to the fact we will see him again someday. I look forward to that day. My deepest sympathy to all the Barkley Family, as we will be praying for you all during this time. May God comfort you as only He can. God Bless you all.
03-26-2018 Nick and Juanita Cignetti
Our deepest and most sincere sympathies to the Barkley Family. Nick and Juanita Cignetti
03-26-2018 Kay and Luther Miller
Betty, Beth, Ron and the rest of the family. We were so sorry when we heard that Mr. Barkley had passed away. He was a good neighbor when he opened his business a few houses down from us. He was always willing to answer questions and be very helpful when we were doing some fixing up in our house. God bless you all.
03-26-2018 Roy and Nancy Gillis
We express our deepest sympathy during this time of grief. Mrs Barkley, Ron and Melanie, Jerry and Beth, and grandchildren, Bill has certainly left a great legacy and memories encouraging everyone who knew him. May God bless as you find comfort in His love. Praying for you all, Roy and Nancy


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