Kenneth Joe Barkley, 41, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Clear Creek, Colo.
Funeral is 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with Pastor Ed Eddington officiating. Burial will follow at Chico Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Russ Knepper, Mike Mazock, Joseph Barkley, Joe Miller, Greg McKowen, Ryan Tenberg, Naamon Barkley, Donnie Austin and Jim Newbrough.
Joe was born Dec. 22, 1972, in Lawton, Okla., to Frank and Barbara (Haskett) Barkley. He worked as a mechanical startup specialist for The Energy Corp. of Denver.
Survivors include his partner, Doris Wisniewski of Chico; sons Joseph Barkley and wife, Anna, of Kenedy, and Ryan Tenberg and wife, Bethany, of Knippa; daughters Sarah Barkley of Kenedy and Madison Barkley of Uvalde; grandchildren Bella Donna Barkley and Kaylee Tenberg; parents Frank and Barbara Barkley of Chico; sister Monica Barkley of Mineral Wells; his grandmother, Mary Haskett of Chico; aunts Penny Grooms and husband, Chiggar, Linda Felder and husband, Jimmy, Teresa Newbrough and Mary Shurtz; and numerous other family members and friends.