Funeral Arrangements For Captain Barkey Set
The funeral service for Captain Barkey is set for Thursday, November 8 at the Portmore Missionary Church in Bayside, Portmore St Catherine, Jamaica.
Following the service, Barkey's body will be interred at Up Park Camp in St Andrew, headquarters of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), where he served as a member for several years.
Captain Barkey was shot to death in the parking lot of a motel in the Bronx, New York City on Saturday, October 13. He was 49.
Police there report that he and his 38-year-old lover Tracy Bennett were about to leave the motel in her white Toyota Camry when a gunman, later identified as Joseph Kernizan, shot them.
Bennett also died in the incident while Kernizan, her former boyfriend, killed himself three days later in Miami.
Captain Barkey was best known for the 1990s hit songs Go Go Wine and Bun fi Bun.