Obituary of Barrie Allan Willis
WILLIS: Barrie Allan
Passed away peacefully in his 86th year, with family by his side on Friday, August 30th, 2019, at the North Bay Regional Health Centre. Barrie, for 62 years was the beloved husband of Clara Joan Helen (nee Norman). Loving father of Karen Elizabeth Labelle (Bob), Christopher Norman Willis (Wendy), Kimberly Ann Anderson (Dave Amyotte) and Kenneth Barrie Willis (Pam Roelcke). He will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Kristen, Kaitlin, Kelsey, Colin, Evin, Kiley, Amber, Kayla, Ryan and great grandchildren Leighton, Sawyer, Remmy and Grace. Predeceased by his parents George & Edith Willis and infant brother David. Survived by his siblings Pat Willis (Lily), Diane Chadbourn (Peter) and many nieces and nephews. Barrie loved and cherished his family, and he was happy to have passed his great sense of humour onto his children. His family will remember him as Everyone’s Handy Man, that Christmas was his favorite time of year, him working in his garden, shovelling the driveway and for eating Turtles (the chocolate). Visitation for Barrie will be held at the Omond Memorial United Church (319 McKenzie Ave, North Bay) on Thursday, September 5th from 9:30 am until time for a Memorial Service in the Sanctuary at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at the Terrace Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Memorial Fund of Omond Memorial United Church would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Martyn Funeral Home 705-472-8810.
1934 – 2019
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Barrie
Death notice for the town of: North-Bay, Province: Ontario