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Bill Joseph Barrie Jr.

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Bill Joseph Barrie Jr. Obituary

Bill Joseph Barrie, Jr., 65, of Marysville, CA, passed on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 with his family by his side.

Bill was born in Marysville to Bill Barrie, Sr. and Arlene Andrade Barrie (Gaston) on May 27, 1951. A lifelong Yuba-Sutter resident, he was a 1968 graduate of Marysville High School. After graduation, he was drafted into the U.S. Army, where he served for two years during the Korean War, including a tour in Pohnpei.

During his time in the Army, Bill took an interest in surveying, drafting, and civil engineering. Upon his return from service, he started working in the engineering field as a surveyor and later became a draftsman for Von Geldern Engineering. He retired from MacKay & Somps in 2016.

Bill married Jorja Kay Reusser on July 21, 1979 in Marysville. They were married for 37 years and have two children, Bret Barrie of Yuba City (Jessica) and Janelle Barrie of Turlock (David Linn).

He is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren; Ruby Linn, Jack Linn, Weston Linn, and Gage Barrie. He is also survived by his mother, Arlene Gaston; sisters Kat Barrie, Patricia Burns, and Nona Gunnell; and his brothers, Terry Hafner, Alan Hafner, and Jim Barrie, in addition to several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Bill J. Barrie, Sr. and his nephew, David Burns.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Marysville Elks Lodge, 920 D St., Marysville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be made to the Marysville High School Baseball and Softball programs, 12 E. 18th St., Marysville, CA 95901, Attn: Bill Rollins.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Jan. 10, 2017
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