Michael Barry, 69, of Van Buren passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at a local hospital. He was retired from the United State Attorney’s Office as a healthcare fraud auditor. He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore Leon II and Mary Alice (Jessup) Barry.

He is survived by his wife, Lucy Barry of the home; two daughters, Angela Ruth Barry of Van Buren and Rachel Michelle Barry of Austin, Texas; one son, Joshua Michael Barry and wife Christina of Austin, Texas; one sister, Dr. Kathleen Erdman and husband Paul Sloane of Dallas, Texas; two brothers, Theodore Leon Barry III and wife Tracey of Portland, Maine, and Robert Joseph Barry of Georgetown, Texas; and three grandchildren, Abby, Derek and Sean Barry.

Funeral service was Sept. 16 at Heritage United Methodist Church in Van Buren with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Pallbearers were Bob Barry, Paul Sloane, Josh Barry, Mike Wineland, Mark Shepherd and Paul Howell.

Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.