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Barry Lynn Hallead

April 9, 1947 — January 5, 2023

St. Johns

     Barry Lynn Hallead, age 75, of St. Johns, MI, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023, at his home with his wife and family by his side.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, January 9, 2023, with Pastor Mona Kindel officiating.  Burial will take place at South Bingham Township Cemetery, St. Johns, MI.  Visitation will be held on Monday, January 9, 2023, from 12 P.M. until the time of service at the funeral home.

     Barry was born in Carson City, MI, on April 9, 1947, the son of Ralph Viven and Alice Mae (Teed) Hallead.  He was a graduate of St. Johns High School.  On March 21, 1970, he married Cathy Barber in Bloomfield Hills, MI.

     In his youth, Barry enjoyed time with his friends working on and drag racing cars. Barry was very involved in his children's sporting activities, watching, and coaching baseball, swimming and golf.  Barry retired from Melling Drop Forge in Lansing, MI. In retirement, he enjoyed golfing with family and friends.  Barry and Cathy traveled around the United States in their motor home. An avid outdoorsman, Barry enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and most of all cutting wood on his family land. 

     He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years Cathy Hallead of St. Johns, MI; son Christopher and Andrea Hallead of St. Johns, MI; daughter Veronica and Chad Huver of DeWitt, MI; three grandchildren Nickolas and Laura Huver and Samantha Hallead; sister Leora and Junior Counts of St. James, MO; sister-in-law Linda Barber of Metamora, MI; brother-in-law Dennis and Iris Barber of Farwell, MI; brother-in-law Douglas and Kimberly Barber of Chinquapin, NC. Barry is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Paul Hallead and two brothers-in-law Donald and Daryl Barber.

     Memorials may be made to Elara Caring Hospice. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.

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Visitation

Monday, January 9, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel

104 E Cass St, Saint Johns, MI 48879

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 9, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel

104 E Cass St, Saint Johns, MI 48879

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