Ray Gene Barger

Dawalt Funeral Home

Ray Gene Barger, age 68 of Salem, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021, in his residence. 

Born April 13, 1953 in London, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ray and Mattie (Abner) Barger.

He retired from the city of Salem Street Department after 20 years and enjoyed nature and gardening, fishing and traveling with his family.

On October 28, 1978 he married  Delores A. (Voyles) Barger, who passed away October 1, 1994.

Survivors include:  2 Daughters: Julie Barger and Amy (David) Apple, both of Jeffersonville;  Son: Tony Barger of Salem;  Sister: Ima Jean Hoskins of Pekin;  Friend: Myra Stroud of Hardinsburg and 2 grandchildren: Torben and Owen Apple.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Marie Wilson and a brother, Gran Barger.

Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Friday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Darren Stroud officiating
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Thursday and after 11 am Friday.

Interment will be at Olive Branch Cemetery.


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