Obituary Record

Charles A (Lt. Col.) Barry
Died on 2/1/2002


Pilot Tribune 3 February 2002

(Flag and Photo)

Lt. Col. Charles A. Barry, 82

Lt. Col. Charles A. Barry, 82, died unexpectedly and suddenly on Friday, Feb. 1, 2002 at his home in Fort Calhoun.

His death will be acknowledged with a memorial service with military honors at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb 6 at the visitors center at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park in Fort Calhoun.

Many of Lt. Col. Barry’s friends and all of his family will always know him as a true gentleman of the old school.

Lt. Col. Barry was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a command pilot in the Air Force and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross along with numerous decorations. Lt. Col. Barry was proud of his military service and was a genuine patriot of the United States of America.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia, three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jeff and Toni Barry of Bellevue, Rich and Cindy Barry of Manitou Springs, Colo., and Greg Barry of Fort Calhoun, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and friend, Greg Montgomery.

His family and friends all loved him very much.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~