Barry Alan Smith

March 4, 1963 - April 12, 2016

03/04/1963 - 04/12/2016

Smith, Barry Alan, 53, of Wheeling, WV, formerly of McMechen, WV, died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.

He was born March 4, 1963 in Wheeling, the son of the late Cecil R. and Angeline Tedesco Smith.  He was a graduate of John Marshall High School, a retired security guard, a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps and a Catholic by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Smith.

Surviving are a sister, Deborah Smith Barr and her husband, Charles of Clendenin, WV; two nephews, Joseph and Thomas Barr of Belle, WV.

He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

There will be no visitation or service.

Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St. McMechen.

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Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
8 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Barry Alan Smith, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Marine Veteran, Barry Alan Smith, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †