Barry Bergbower (48) of Olney

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Published on December 4 2012 3:45 pm

Barry Bergbower, 48, of Olney died Sunday, December 2, 2012.

He was born on July 21, 1964 in Olney, the son of Eugene T. and Judy M. Derler Bergbower.  He married Erin Sparks on November 21, 2009.  He was a department supervisor at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.  He was an avid outdoorsman who claimed that his chowder was the best in southern Illinois.  He camped, rode motorcycles and ATVs.  He loved to tinker and could fix anything.

Survivors include his parents, Gene and Judy Bergbower of Olney...brother, Bradley Bergbower and companion Vickie Newton of Olney...sister, Barbara Hunt of Indianapolis, Indiana...sons, Sean Kilgore and Josh Kilgore...grandma, Annette (Anita) Bergbower of Newton...and nieces and nephews, Holly, Matt, Kris, Shantell, Isabell, Maggie, Tyler and Selena.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 7 at 11am at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Newton.  Visitation will be from 4 to 8pm Thursday at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney and from 9 to 11am Friday at the church.  Burial in Trexler Cemetery.  Memorials to Autism Speaks or St. Thomas Catholic Church.