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Barry Lee Hook
February 13, 1932 ~ September 23, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Barry Lee Hook, 91, of Van Wert, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2923 at Celina Manor Nursing Home. He was born February 13, 1932 in Rockford, Ohio a son of Walter B. Hook and Pauline Proffitt "Hook" Clark. Both parents are deceased. On June 17, 1957 he married Shirley J. German. She passed away March 20, 2021.
He is survived by his children: Randy L. (Cheri) Hook of Van Wert, a daughter, Tammy (Brian) Evans of Rockford and a son Todd A. Hook of Van Wert: grandchildren: Sean Hook, Shane Hook, Matthew (Amber) Hook and Jamie (Jason) Miller ; plus several great grandchildren and two sisters, Shirley Gossard of Cincinnati and Linda (Danny) Amweg of Ohio City.
Barry graduated in 1950 from Spencerville High School. He served one enlistment in the U.S. Air Force. He was employed for a while as an over the road truck driver and owned his own service station. He was a long time employee of Kennedy Manufacturing Co. from which he retired. He was also a member of Good Shepherd of the Nazarene Church and helped maintain the building and grounds.
For those who wish to pay their respects to the family they may do so from 2:00PM until 5:00PM Thursday, September 28, 2023 at Brickner Funeral Home. At 5:00 PM there will be a service in the funeral home . Following the service at 6:00PM the family will host a meal for all of Barry's friends who wish to attend at 6:00PM at Good Shepherd of the Nazarene Church..
PREFERRED MEMORIALS are to Good Shepherd Church of the Nazarene.