Obituary for George Barkets, Jr.
George Barkets, Jr., 89, of Flatwoods, WV, passed away May 28, 2017 at the Braxton County Health Care Center. He was born January 16, 1928, at Rivesville, WV, the son of the late George Sr. and Veronica Barkets. Also preceding him in death were sisters, Elizabeth, Sissy and Dorothy.
George is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, MavaDell (Richardson) Barkets; sister, Helen Stevenson of PA and close relative Laura “Jimmy” Brown.
George was a member of the Flatwoods United Methodist Church for twenty-five years. He served four years in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 12-1 p.m. at the Flatwoods United Methodist Church, Flatwoods, WV 26621 with the Funeral Services immediately following with Reverend Doug Smailes officiating. Interment will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery, with full military honors conducted by the Braxton County American Legion Post 33.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Flatwoods United Methodist Church, c/o Reverend Doug Smailes, 844 Bragg Run Road, Burnsville, WV 26335.
Words of comfort or fond memories may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is honored to be serving the Barkets Family.