Published 7:22 am Friday, November 17, 2017

Paul Barry

Oct. 15, 1943 — Nov. 15, 2017

Paul Gene Barry, 74, of Ironton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell, Kentucky. He was a Lawrence County lifelong native, except for three years and seven months in Grantsville, Maryland.
He was born Oct. 15, 1943, a son of the late Lawrence and Bessie Wilson Barry and stepmother, Edith Jenkins Barry.
Mr. Barry was a graduate of Windsor High School in 1961. He was a former employee for Schafer Motors, Inc. in Ironton, 26 and a half years, TAG Galyean, Inc. for two years in Huntington, West Virginia, Louie Fonduke Honda for one year in Barboursville, West Virginia, and Iron Lincoln-Mercury for two years. He was also a member of Community Of Christ Church in Ironton, and a member of Proctorville 550 Lodge in Proctorville.
In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death by one brother, Billy Wray Barry; and sister-in-law, Betty Baldwin Barry.
He is survived by a son, Paul Eric Brumfield Barry, and his wife, Denise Burcham Barry, of Lawton, Oklahoma; and two grandsons, Bret Barry and Ethan Barry, also of Lawton, Oklahoma.
He also had a niece and several cousins.
He lived with Chloie Barry Whitehead, his first cousin, and second cousin, Donnie Whitehead.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, with the Rev. Mike Whitehead officiating. Burial will follow in Aid Cemetery and visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit

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