Funeral services for Arthur G. Barkley, age 67, of Greene St., Ogdensburg, will be held Friday, September 8, 2017, at 4:00 PM at Frary Funeral Home with Deacon Mark LaLonde officiating. Calling hours will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM prior to the service on Friday at Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Barkley passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, September 3, 2017.
Mr. Barkley is survived by four children, Julie LaShomb of Ogdensburg, NY, Tammy Barkley of Syracuse, NY, Nicole Fifield of DeKalb, NY and Kevin Lincoln; two brothers, Robert Barkley of Jamesville, NY, Gary Barkley of Ogdensburg, NY; five sisters, Bonnie Webster, Tina Rheome, Angie Barkley, Kim Redmond and her husband David, all of Ogdensburg, NY and Sandra Lumbard, Texas; several grandchildren, Brooke Redmond, Amber LaShomb, Brieanna Cooper, Raeleigh Cooper, Cierra Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Jenna Barkley, Jessica Johnson, and Tanille Smith; and one great grandson, Noah Wilson. He was predeceased by a daughter, Jennifer Barkley and three sisters, Donna Given, Mary Smith, and Pamela Felix.
Mr. Barkley was born December 5, 1949, in Ogdensburg, the son of Arthur and Patricia (LeMere) Barkley. He attended local schools. Arthur was a meat cutter early in his career. He later worked for Compas and worked as a bartender at some of the local establishments.
He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, playing bingo and socializing with his friends.
Donations may be made in Arthur’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, 356 North Midler Avenue, Syracuse NY 13206.