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1949 Barry 2022

Barry Lee Bartrug Sr.

September 10, 1949 — August 12, 2022



Barry Lee Bartrug Sr., 72, passed away on August 12, 2022, at Alpine Health & Rehabilitation Center in Asheboro, NC.

Barry was born in Ohio on September 10, 1949, to Paul Bartrug Sr. and Ida Eilene McDevitt. Mr. Bartrug began welding at the age of 15 and went on to own his own business, Barry’s Weld Shop. His welding career spanned more than 50 years. In his free time Barry enjoyed going to flea markets, particularly the Webb Road Flea Market in Salisbury, NC, where he was both a buyer and a seller. He was once a lover of motorcycles, having owned them himself. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his son, Barry Jr. He also really liked watching movies in his down time.

Barry is survived by his son, Barry Bartrug Jr. (Donna); grandchildren: Barry Bartrug III (Holly), Dalen Bartrug, Rachel Kindley, Presley McKnight, Darren Ray, Brian Lovelace, Ashley Floyd (Jason) and Tahia Kennedy; great-grandchildren: Noah Bartrug. He is also survived by his brother, Paul Bartrug Jr. (Barbara), and his sister, Barbara Deam (Ron).

In addition to his parents, Barry was preceded in death by his wife, Teresa Bartrug; his daughter, Julie Bartrug Lovelace, and his granddaughter, Amanda Lovelace. Barry was also preceded in death by his loving companion and long-time best friend, Biscuit the boxer.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, from 6:00-8:00pm at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC 27203.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ASPCA in Mr. Bartrug’s honor, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Bartrug family.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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