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James Warren Barry, Sr.

James Warren Barry, Sr., 89, of Grants Pass died at Royale Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, March 3, 2011.
He was born Aug. 24, 1921 in New Pine Creek to Hilda (Taylor) and James Michael Barry, Jr.
He married Betty Colvin on July 15, 1945 in Lakeview.
James, from the pioneer Barry family of Lake County, grew up and worked on his parents’ ranch in Adel until it was sold. In 1952, he and his wife moved to Grants Pass where he worked in the lumber industry until retiring from Southwest Forest Industries in 1983.
He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, horses and country music.
Survivors are his wife Betty; son James W. Barry, Jr. of Klamath Falls; son and daughter-in-law Roger and Becky Barry of Grants Pass; daughter and son-in-law Kathleen and Mike Graves of Tacoma, Wash.; sisters Gloria Elkins of Lebanon and Geneieve Cheng of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Private family services will be held.

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