Barry Kent Elias

Barry Kent Elias, age 54, of Oscoda passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
He was born in Detroit to the late George and Lorena Elias. Barry was a resident of Oscoda for 27 years. He married the love of his life, Darleen, on June 16, 1990 at Old Orchard Park.
Barry worked as a cook/manager for Wiltse's Restaurant in Oscoda for 22 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping.
Barry is survived by his wife, Darleen Elias; daughter, Rita (David) Gonder; son, Brandon Elias; brother, George Elias; and sisters, Marge (Greg) Steavens and Tammy (Jeff) Kuehn. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Zackary and Jayden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Elias; and sister, Liz Smyth.
A memorial service will be held on July 10 at 1 p.m. at Wiltse's Restaurant in Oscoda. Memorial contributions can be made to the and condolences may be offered at

Published in Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press from June 24 to July 2, 2013