Claude Barkley


Visitation: September 28, 2017


Claude Barkley; beloved husband of Susan nee Rempala; loving father of Robert, Elizabeth (Sergio) Gamboa of Lombard and late Richard; cherished grandpa of Allyson, Isabel and Anthony Gamboa; dear brother of the late Walter and Robert; former husband of the late Diane Wolters; Retired Union member of #705 and #706. Moose Lodge #2578-River Park member. Visitation Thursday 3-9 PM and Friday 9 AM until time of service TBA at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park RD (½ Block East of Austin). Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center. For info 773-777-3944 or

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  1. I am sorry to come across this. I was looking for Bobby Barkley. We grew up and went to high school together. My family rented the first floor of the 2 flat Paul and Lottie owned at 209 N. Lockwood. Bobby and I were good friends, playing checkers in the basement or riding the El Downtown. I married Robert Gipson, a friend from down the block. He passed away in 2009 of cancer. My sister, Judy, and I loved Bobby. Great sense of humor and contagious laugh. RIP, Claude, Bobby and Wally. For the good times. Joyce

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