Charles Owen Barry "Charlie" passed away on April 3, 2022. He was born on November 8, 1933, in Rhode Island, to the late Charles E and Helen Carroll Barry.
He attended Providence College. Enlisted in the Army March 1954 - February 1956 and served in the Korean War . He remained in the US Army Reserves 1956 - 1962
Charlie had an amazing singing voice and served as the Vocalist for the BPO Elks 1778 in Riverdale Maryland for many years during the late1960's and early 1970's.
He also sang at various other occasions throughout his lifetime.
Charlie enjoyed spending time with his friends at Bennigans and Sullivan's in Laurel MD .
Charlie worked in sales including many of those years at Daycon Products.
He later worked at WSSC in Laurel as a Customer Service Representative where he retired from in Nov 1998.
Charlie enjoyed golfing and watching hockey. He was also a Washington Redskins fan and had season tickets for many years at RFK stadium in Washington D.C.
He had a lifelong love the the NEW YORK YANKEES!
He was preceded in death by his parents and stepson Robert E. Spinks. Charlie is survived by his wife Frances Barry; children Michael Barry (Lyn), Teresa Spinks and Barry Spinks (Barbara); grandchildren, Amanda Spinks and Karen Thorne (Robert); great-grandchildren Frankie Thorne and Avery Thorne.
Visitation at the Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A., 313 Talbott Avenue, Laurel on Wednesday, May 11 from 5 to 7 PM when the Prayer Service will begin.
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