Larry Joe Barker, 70, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 17, 2018, at his home in Clinton, S.C. He was born in Clinton to Rudolph and Annie Ruth Barker. He graduated from Clinton High School, at which time he joined the US Navy and served aboard the USS Prairie. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Verl Putnam. He is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Rose; brother, James (Jimmy) Barker; sister, Opel Moore (Tony); sons, Joe Barker and Archie Lafler (Rikki); daughters, Stephanie Barker, Cassie Duncan, and Sherry Head (Sammy); 19 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Private Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, December 29, at Hospice of Laurens County Chapel.