Donald "Don" Barker (November 29, 1929 – November 22, 2016) was a Canadian CFL referee. He officiated in more than 500 CFL games including 10 Grey Cup finals from 1958 to 1981.[1]

Donald Barker
Born:(1929-11-29)November 29, 1929
Edmonton, Alberta
Died:November 22, 2016(2016-11-22) (aged 86)
New Westminster, British Columbia
Career information
Position(s)Referee
Career history
As Official
1958–1981CFL Official
Career highlights and awards
Honors
Career stats

After retiring he was the CFL Director of Officiating and a supervisor from 1985 through 1998. In 1999, he was inducted as a builder into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.[2] He died in 2016, a week shy of his 87th birthday.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-03-16. Retrieved 2016-11-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Donald Barker". Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  3. ^ http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theprovince/obituary.aspx?n=don-barker&pid=182799550&fhid=5844