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Barry Abshire

Barry Lee Abshire

March 11, 1951 - March 3, 2020
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Obituary

ABSHIRE – Barry Lee Abshire, age 68, of Comstock Park, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Barry was preceded in death by his parents, Roe and Laurette Abshire and his son, Ted Abshire. He leaves behind his loving wife, Sally; sons, Lee Abshire and Nate (Beth) Jennings; mother-in-law, Nevie Korte; grandchildren, Caleb, Landen, Avery, Madison, Rylan, Chase, Brogan, ArraBella and Raegan; sisters, Pam DeRuntz, Mary (John) Hadley, and Patty (Terry) Benedict; brothers, Roe (Sandy) Abshire, Gary (Colleen) Armstrong, Doug (Pat) Armstrong, Walt (Amy) Armstrong, and John Armstrong; close friends, Frank Reyburn, Brenda Elerick, Tony Paskewiez, Megan Abshire and many more. Barry served his country in the United States Army, Vietnam era. He was Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 3219, Past Commander of American Legion Post 47, and current Commander of AMVETS Post 23. The family will receive family and friends at the Beuschel Funeral Home 5018 Alpine Avenue, Comstock Park from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, March 8, 2020. The funeral service will follow at 5:00 p.m., with Rev. Fr. Thomas Simons presiding and under the auspice of the Kent County Veterans Honor Guard. Please consider memorial contributions to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, per his request.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    March 8, 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    March 8, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Beuschel Funeral Home
    Address
    5018 Alpine Avenue
    COMSTOCK PARK, MI 49321
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  • Service

    March 8, 2020 | 5:00pm
    When
    March 8, 2020 5:00pm
    Location
    Beuschel Funeral Home
    Address
    5018 Alpine Avenue
    COMSTOCK PARK, MI 49321
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Fr. Thomas G. Simons
  • Reception

    Location
    American Legion Post 47
    Address
    3811 West River Drive
    COMSTOCK PARK, MI 49321
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Amvets Department of Michigan SEC Officers & Staf

Posted at 07:31am
"Barry Abshire" will remain in our hearts forever.
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Eric Schuman

Posted at 08:24am
Not sure I can make it yet to the funeral, but wanted Barry's family to know we offer our deepest sympathies in this sad time. We will miss seeing him at Amvets events.
Eric & Deanna Schuman
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Jillian

Posted at 07:55am
My condolences to the family. As the days and weeks pass and as you return to life’s routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the God of all comfort (2cor 1:3,4) along with the continued love and support of family and friends.
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