HOLDERNESS - Barry John Byron, 64, of Route 175, died suddenly at his home Feb. 19, 2012 as a result of injuries sustained in an accident.
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Born in Hanover on May 21, 1947, he was the son of Eugene and the late Hazel [Adams] Byron.
He graduated from Concord High School, class of 1965. He also attended Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C. Barry was a resident of Holderness since 1975.
He worked for 26 years for Freudenberg-NOK, as a supervisor, as a plant manager in Mexico and then became a business partner with Freudenberg. He also owned and operated the Green Planet Spray Foam Insulation Company.
Barry was a communicant of Holy Trinity Parish, St. Matthew Church, in Plymouth, and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed scuba diving, hunting and fishing.
Barry was a great husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. His family and friends will always remember Barry as a caring, selfless, hard-working man.
His smile and infectious personality would light up a room. He was a leader who people looked up to and respected. Barry touched the lives of everyone he came in contact with and the world will never be the same without him.
Barry is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jane E. [Hazelwood] Byron of Holderness; children Christina M. LeBlanc and husband, John, of Campton, Ginger B. Derchsel and husband, Matthew, of Londonderry, Connie Deyett and husband, Michael of Springfield, Shawn T. Byron and wife, Kristen of Loudon, Jennifer A. Connon and husband, Jeffrey of Beverly, Mass., Audrey M. Wujcik and husband, Brian of Tilton; 15 grandchildren, his father, Eugene of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a brother, Eugene Byron and a sister, Teresa Amen, both of Denver, Colo.; sisters Carole Mattice of Moument, Colo. and Ann Cardell of Essex Junction, Vt. and, many nieces and nephews..
Services: Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St., Plymouth, on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. in the Holy Trinity Parish, St. Matthew Church, School Street, Plymouth. The Rev. Robert Cole, pastor of St. Katherine's Drexel Roman Catholic Church, will be the celebrant.
Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of New Hampshire, P.O. Box 3993, Concord 03301. For more information, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com.
Mayhew Funeral Home
12 Landgon Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
Published in Union Leader on Feb. 22, 2012