Lionel Barry Venables

April 23, 2022
1937-2022  ~  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Barry on April 23, 2022.
Barry was born in Penticton, B.C. and raised in Oliver, B.C. on the family orchard. He adored his mother & father and siblings. He was the last of Jack & Beryl’s children to pass on.
Barry met the love of his life Melinda at the car dealership they both worked at. Barry & Melinda raised their two boys at West Lake on their property. Barry’s children were his world.
Barry was predeceased by two of his children, Karl & Jessica.
Left to grieve are his wife, Melinda, children, Marnee (Glenn), Bart (Allison), Anne (Ryan), Josh & Dustin, 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren & numerous nieces and nephews.
Barry’s family would like to thank the numerous health care professionals both in Prince George and in Vernon who cared for Barry during his final journey: Dr. Stacey Miller, Dr. Ken Perrier, Dr. Allison Rankin, all the staff @ the chemotherapy lab in Vernon & all the angels @ the Vernon Hospice House. Your kindness to Barry and his family will always be cherished.
His loving family and friends will hold memories of him close to their hearts forever.
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