After a lengthy battle Jeff passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 1, 2012 at the young age of 43. Beloved husband of Lynne (nee Leroux) with whom he celebrated 14 years of marriage. Treasured dad of Tyler and Alyssa. Dear son of the late Michael and Donna Barker. Son-in-law of Lillian Leroux. Brother of Kimberly Barker. Brother-in-law of Michael and wife Traci Leroux of Calgary. He will be sadly missed by Nicole, Joe and Elaine Mailloux and their families. Uncle of Darryl Noade. Jeff was a Master Plumber. He had a heart of Gold and that of a lion. Cremation has taken place. Visiting Wednesday at 10 a.m. until time of the Memorial Service at 11:30 a.m. at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex. You may send your condolences in support of the family on Jeff’s Tribute Wall at

If you have ever met him, you could never forget him.

He will forever be in our hearts.


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