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“My father took great pride in his work and loved his family dearly!! I miss you and will never forget the wonderful lessons and guidance you gave me....Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Robert Barks - Maryville, TN

“He was one of my Air Force brothers that truly will be missed. My prayers are with your family. ”
2 of 30 | Posted by: Daniel Budd - Marietta, GA

“Eric, Steve and I were so saddened to hear of your father's passing. Although we did not get the honor of meeting him, the stories you and Megan...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Tammy McCampbell - Maryville, TN

“Susan my heart breaks for you and your family.We WI continue to keep you in our prayers. ”
4 of 30 | Posted by: David and Traci Boone - Maryville, TN

“God bless Susan and family. So very sorry to learn of your husband's death. Psalm 91:4. In Christian love, Beverly ”
5 of 30 | Posted by: Beverly Howell Barnes - MS

“Steve recently travelled over to Ireland and it great to meet him we brought him to Guinness Brewery and he loved learning how to pull the perfect...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Adrian Howard - Dublin Ireland

“Susan, Garrett and family, I was sad to hear about Steve. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Susan if you need someone to talk to I am...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Debbie Smith - Maryville, TN

“Steve was a great manager and person. He is missed. ”
8 of 30 | Posted by: David Barr

“Steve was a gentle sole who kept his peers grounded and will be a sorely missed in the Elavon community as well as Knoxville community. Thoughts and...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Rodney Strader - Knoxville, TN

“Steve was a wonderful person and will be missed by all. My son in law (Todd Barks) is James son . ”
10 of 30 | Posted by: Valerie woodcock a smith - KY

“Our heartfelt condolences to the Barks family. We love you guys and will deeply miss seeing Steve's sweet smile each week. ”
11 of 30 | Posted by: Susan & Flip Rump - Maryville, TN

“I work at Elavon with Steve's son Robert, but knew Steve by him dropping by the department to see Robert or some of the other guys on the team, to...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: James Dillard - Knoxville, TN

“I am so very sorry for your loss. I worked with Steve at Elavon. He was a good man and will be missed by all who knew him. May the Lord bless you...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Tony Thomas - Knoxville, TN

“Steve you will be greatly missed. I enjoyed you as a coworker and a wonderful friend. I will miss talking to you everyday. May God bless you and your...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Eric Collins - Smyrna, GA

“Steve was one of the best managers I've ever work under. He will be missed. ”
15 of 30 | Posted by: Pete Etheridge - Dacula, GA

“We are deeply saddened by the news of Steve's passing. We will always cherish the memories of great times shared! Our heartfelt condolences are...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Jeff & Ramie Browning - Pavo, GA

“We are all so sorry for your loss of Steve. He was a great man and friend of everyone who knew him. He will missed by all. We are praying for all...Read More »
17 of 30 | Posted by: Larry & Rhonda Snider - Maryville, TN

“We are so sorry for your loss, your in our thoughts and prayers. ”
18 of 30 | Posted by: Keith & Vickey Black - Fulton, KY

“I am so sorry for your loss. I really thought a lot of Steven and think a lot of your whole family. My thoughts and wishes are with you. ”
19 of 30 | Posted by: Eddie Hundley - MARYVILLE, TN

“To the Barks family. Dennis and I send our sincere sympathy to all and especially Ruby. We are Daughters of the Nile together , and send prayer for...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Loretta & Dennis Adams - Hardin, KY

“I am so sorry. May God hold you in his hands and carry you through this time. You will lb be in n my prayers. ”
21 of 30 | Posted by: Melissa Foster - knoxville, TN

“Steve will be greatly missed. He was a true gentleman who always looked to help others. I am grateful to have known Steve. My prayers are with all of...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Robert Garrett - Canton, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
23 of 30 | Posted by: Doug and Sandy Studer - Greenback, TN

“Your in our thoughts and prayers. ”
24 of 30 | Posted by: Doug and Sandy Studer - Greenback, TN

“I got the pleasure of working quite a bit with Mr. Barks during my time at Elavon. He was such a pleasure to work with and just a joy to be around....Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Lindsay Doyal - Knoxville, TN

“My heart felt condolences to Steve's family. Steve was such a sweet person, the office won't be the same without his smiling face. ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: Debbie Bohanan

“Steve's Jovial grin and helping hand will be missed here at Elavon. Glad to have known and to have learned from him. Many condolences and prayers for...Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Mike Sisson - Knoxville, TN

“My heart and prayers go out to Steven's family, and to his many many friends. Steven was a good man and will be missed by so many. I pray the Lord...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Carol Yarrington - Knoxville, TN

“To your dear family we offer up prayers and our love to you during these difficult days. I am Ruby,Eddie and Josephine's pastor. To everyone of you...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Bro Roger Taylor - Morgantown

“To the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. You have my deepest sympathy. Sincerely, Will Greenlee ”
30 of 30 | Posted by: William L. Greenlee - Atlanta, GA


Steven Barks age 59 of Maryville passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Blount Memorial Hospital. He retired from the United States Air Force. Steven volunteered with the Habitat for Humanity and local prison ministry. He liked to play golf with his sons and was of the Baptist faith. He was employed as Linx/Unix Global Director with Elavon Technology. Steven was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be deeply missed. Preceded in death by: Father, James Watson Barks. Survivors include: Wife of 33 years, Susan Barks; Sons, Bryan & Alene Barks of Catoosa, OK, Jeremy & Fiancé Samantha Godsey of Bowling Green, Robert & Ashley Barks of Maryville; Eric Barks & Megan Burnett of Maryville, and Garrett Barks of Maryville; Grandchildren, Embry, Conner, Madelyn, Alexander, Kaelin, Aurora, and Pippa; Mother, Josephine Embry Barks of Morgantown; Brothers & Sisters-in-law, James Anthony & Katie Barks, Paul & Vonda Barks, Wayne & Tammy Barks all of Morgantown, KY; Sisters & Brother-in-law, Genise Cowles of Bowling Green, KY and Ruby & Eddie Daugherty of Morgantown, KY. Funeral service will be at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Interment will be private at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, Knoxville. Memorial donations may be made to: Blount County Fire Department, Angel Tree Program, and Special Olympics. Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.