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BARRY, Douglas Andrew, 55, of Ashland, passed away on January 31, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Mary Dale; and two sons, Davis A. and Logan M. Barry; his mother, Margaret Barry; brother, Learned (Serena) Barry; mother-in-law, Mary Opal Dyke; brother and sister-in-law, two nephews and two nieces. He was a loving husband and father. His personal warmth and genuine care for others will serve as an inspiration to the community for many years to come. Doug Barry graduated from the University of Virginia in 1979 and received his law degree from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1982. Doug served as the Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for the City of Richmond from 1982 to 1984. He worked as a Special Agent for the FBI from 1984 to 1986. He then returned to the practice of Law in 1986 as the Chief Deputy Commonwealth Attorney for Hanover County, serving in that position until 1993. From 1993 to 1996, Doug was a lead trial attorney for a Richmond law firm. Doug joined the Allen & Allen Personal Injury Law Firm in 1996 and served as president of the firm from 2007 to 2012. Doug believed passionately in giving back to the community and he expressed his passion by speaking to and inspiring first responders from across the Commonwealth. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 4, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Ashland, with a visitation one hour prior. A reception will follow at the church hall. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, 4010 W. Broad St., Richmond, Va. 23230, or the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Attn: Membership Department, 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, Md. 21403.

This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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