Ray Allen (Sonny) Barger, 74, of Troutville, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Mary Welch Barger; and brother-in-law, Roger Snyder. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Janice K. Barger; children, Steven Ray and Mary Ellen Barger, of Buchanan, Amy and Todd Ferguson, of Troutville; grandchildren and the apples of his eyes, Kaitlyn Marie Barger, Joshua Todd Ferguson, Wesley Todd Ferguson, and Landon Ray Barger; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ann and Leonard Austin, of Buchanan; Brenda and John Lewis, of Troutville; and Sherry and Ronnie Ramsey, of Buchanan; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Mellie Barger, of Buchanan; special cousin, Buddy Hayth; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special caregivers, Rick Huffman and Jackie Lusk.
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Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2012, in the Springwood Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Clingenpeel officiating. Interment will follow in church cemetery.
The family would also like to extend special thanks to Good Samaritan Hospice for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Springwood Baptist Church Building Fund or the Good Samaritan Hospice.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Botetourt Funeral Home, Buchanan, 540-254-3000, botetourtfuneralhome.com.
Published in Roanoke Times on July 7, 2012