ROYALSTON - Robert D. Barry, 83, of 11 Stone Road, died peacefully Thursday evening, February 8, 2018 at his residence, with his family at his side.
He was born in Holden, MA on June 8, 1934, son of William Greenough and Elizabeth Barry, He grew up in Worcester then lived in Royalston, Rutland, Florida and North Carolina. Bob returned to Royalston to live two years ago.
For over 35 years, Bob worked as a truck driver for Rand-Whitney until his retirement. His hobbies were fishing, gold mining when he lived in North Carolina and raising many types of birds when residing in Florida.
He leaves a son, Keven R. Barry and his wife Karan D. of Royalston; two grandchildren, Jason Barry of Royalston and Matthiew Barry of Athol and a great grandchild Paige Barry. He also leaves his dog and companion, Hobo.
Private graveside services will be held in Jonas Alliene Cemetery, Royalston.
Memorial donations may be made to GVNA Hospice, 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440 or to Catholic Charities Worcester County, 12 Riverbend Street, Athol, MA 01331.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.