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Barry L. McFarland

January 5, 1941 ~ December 2, 2020 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Barry McFarland Obituary

Barry L. McFarland, age 79 years of West Union, Ohio passed away Wednesday December 2, 2020.  Barry was born January 5, 1941 in Kentucky the son of the late Burton B. McFarland and the late Ruth (Potts) McFarland. 

Barry was the owner of Barry’s Chevrolet-Buick Inc. and McFarland Chevrolet-Buick Inc.  A member of the West Union Masonic Lodge #43, West Union Lion’s Club and numerous car clubs.  He enjoyed drag racing, hunting, fishing and traveling.

Survivors include his wife Judy McFarland of West Union, OH; two sons Brett McFarland & Tita of Manchester, OH; Bradlee McFarland & Lisa of Winchester, OH; brother Mike McFarland & Margetta of Lexington, KY; half sister Becky Sanders & Mike of Peebles, OH; four grandchildren Shawn McFarland & Diane; Caleb McFarland & Lauren; Ally Dwyer & Robbie; Kelsey McFarland; great grandchild Chase McFarland.

“The measure of a man is in the live he’s touched.”  This quote sums up Barry McFarland, as he impacted many lives through his generosity and friendship.  He enjoyed his life to the fullest and got enjoyment from watching those that he helped to succeed. He provided opportunities to many people throughout the years. He was thankful for his special friendships that he shared with many.

He enjoyed and cherished his family, taking them on some unforgettable trips that they will forever hold dear to their hearts. His love and dedication will be missed but it presence will be felt for many generations. He was one of the truly generous people of our times, he gave to many organizations, animal shelters, schools, and junior fair boards just to mention a few. He did not expect or desire recognition but found enjoyment in giving and helping others. He was a humble and kind man.

Our family is deeply saddened in our loss. He was a role model. His work ethic, drive, and energy amazed us every day. He was so good to all of us, we will continue his legacy to honor him as the Husband, Dad, Brother, Papaw, Uncle and Friend.  BARRY MCFARLAND; your presence in our lives will be forever missed and your love for us will never be forgotten.

Due to COVID-19, a private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.  The Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Adams County Dog Pound and the Adams County Animal Shelter.

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