Rick Barry passed away Oct. 30, 2008, at St. Marys Hospital in Grand Junction with his family by his side.Rick was born in Durango, and moved to Carbondale with his family in 1969. He attended Roaring Fork High School and graduated, as class president, in 1980. He then attended Fort Lewis College for two years.In 1983 Rick met his future wife, Diane Light, while working as a lift operator at Snowmass Mountain. Rick and Diane married in 1993. The joy of Ricks life, son Zachary, was born in 1999. Rick loved hunting with his brother, Mike, and teaching Zachary to fish.Rick, or Rico, was also a whiz at home building and for many years enjoyed working as a construction superintendent for Mineo & Assoc. Fine Homebuilders. Rick was a very loving and caring father, husband and brother. Rick is survived by his son, Zachary, and wife Diane; brother Mike (Cory) and nephew Buckshot of Carbondale; sister Connie of Monte Vista and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, in-laws and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Dick and Sara (Zink) Barry of Carbondale.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Zacharys education fund Account Held In Trust For Zachary Barry, c/o Alpine Bank or to a charity of your choice.Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, at St. Marys of the Crown Catholic Church, 397 White Hill Road, in Carbondale. Burial will follow at White Hill Cemetery.
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