Robert J. Barry
1955 - 2018
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Robert John Barry

April 1, 1955 - May 5, 2018


Robert John Barry, 63, passed away Saturday at home, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Brooklyn, NY to Thomas and Dorothy Barry, Rob spent his childhood years in Durham, NC and graduated from Northern Durham High School. He then attended UNC Chapel Hill and was a proud member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He was a devoted husband, father, and friend to many.

After college, Rob settled in Cary, NC where he raised his family and worked professionally as an accountant, most recently serving as an account executive at Confero, Inc.

Rob is survived by his wife, Elaine Buxton, his three children, Erin Barry Lewis (Geoff), Laura Barry, and Ethan Barry, granddaughter Alexa, brother Tom Barry (Carol Ann) of Charlotte, sister Peggy McGillivray (Stu) of Apollo Beach FL, mother in law Jo Anne Buxton, and brother in law Russ Buxton.

Arrangements by Wake Funeral Home.

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May 10, 2018
Lovely service on Wednesday. I am sorry I did not know Rob, but know he will be missed by all his family and friends! God bless you all!
Michelle Rich Goode
May 8, 2018
Your dad is one-of-a-kind and will be missed. I'm so sorry for your loss and have only good memories of my Uncle Rob. He's the uncle who took me out deep in the ocean and taught me how to toss horseshoes as a kid. I will miss you, Uncle Rob, and am thinking about all of you.

Emily Gaines-Buchler
May 8, 2018
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May 8, 2018
Haron Beatty
May 6, 2018
God Bless your family, well miss Rob!
Jim Barbee
May 6, 2018
My condolences for your sorrow. May God bless the family with peace and strength during this difficult time. Psalms 29:11.
May 6, 2018
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Stanley Hart
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