Barrett Francis "Barry" Morrison

Barrett "Barry" Francis Morrison

Barrett "Barry" Francis Morrison passed away peacefully at his home on January 8th he was 75 years old. He is survived by Marilyn his loving wife of 54 years; Brother Gerry (Susan); Sister Jane (Bob); Step Brothers Jim (Marilynn) and Rick (Diane); Sister in Law Shari; Children Cory, Kelly (Shelly), Brenda and Lane; Grand Children Kimberly (Kevin), Amanda, Nicole (Jon), Jamie, Barrett, Kyle, Kaylee, Shawn, Nickolas and Carmen; Great Grand Children Chayce, Peyton, Cameron, Lukas and Oliver; Nieces and Nephews. Barry a Canadian Citizen was born in Kelowna, British Columbia. He came to the United States at the age of 16 and lived with his Uncle in Lynnwood, Washington. Barry worked alongside his Uncle and Aunt in the family business, Silver Horde Fishing Supplies. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp Reserve. He started Gold Star Products a company that manufactured and imported fishing lures and supplies. Barry merged Silver Horde and Gold Star to form his vision of the family business that still survives today. He did business on a handshake and a promise. Barry enjoyed spending time with family and friends, his business, traveling, building, fishing, classic cars and original "Rock 'n Roll" music. He spent time relaxing at Lake Okanagan or on Hawaiian beaches. He loved his dogs and enjoyed feeding birds and squirrels. He was a fun loving person who could play a joke and also take one. He loved his country and also the one he lived in. He will be remembered and we will miss his company.

Friends of Barry are invited to a Celebration of Life Gathering to be held March 2, 2013 from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the Edmonds Yacht Club located in the Edmonds Marina at 326 Admiral Way, Suite 100, Edmonds, WA 98020.

Published in The Seattle Times on Jan. 20, 2013