Surrounded by his loving family at Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Sunday, February 8, 2015, Barry passed away at the age of 72. Beloved husband of 22 years to Gracie Ann (Shutes). Cherished father of Jim (Sue) and Lisa and wonderful step-father to Dana, Steve (Elizabeth) and Shawn. Much loved grandfather to Colton and Jacob, and step-grandfather to Amanda, Grayson, Gage, Travis, Austin, and great-grandson Palmer. Dear brother of Anne (the late Marvin) Murphy, Neil (Rachael) McNair and Mickey Wilson. Loving brother-in-law to Carla (Devere) Price. Predeceased by his sons James Barry and James Neil and by his parents Emerson and Kay (Adams) McNair and step-mother Myrtle McNair. Loving grandson to Percy Adams and family. Dear friend to his first wife Janet Nantais and best friend of Ken (Shirley) Rumbold. He will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews and by his step-sisters.
Barry retired from Sarnia Pharmacy after 47 years of service. He also volunteered with the Brigden Fire Department for 18 years as well as volunteering his time working the gates at the Brigden Fair for 50 years. Barry loved football and Nascar as well as the outdoors, where camping and fishing were a favourite pastime of his. Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia