CAMERON, Mo. - John Michael Barry, 75, Cameron, passed away on Nov. 19, 2019.

John was born June 15, 1944, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Thomas and Alma (Grady) Barry.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; two sisters, Patricia Touchton and Sharron Vinyard.

John was a 1962 graduate of Lillis High School, Kansas City.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, in Munitions, during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

John worked on the assembly line at General Motors, then became a union bargaining chair of the UAW Local 93, before retiring.

He was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Cameron, UAW Local 93, and a 20 year volunteer at the Cameron Food Pantry.

Survivors: two sons, John P. Barry, Cameron, and Mike Barry, Kansas City; four daughters: Kelly (Clinton) Beal, Cameron, Michelle Anderson, Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Lizette Anderson, Kansas City, and Jacque Anderson, Harrisonville, Missouri; six grandchildren: Lisa, Crysta, Johnni, Danielle, Hallie and Lanie; eight great-grandchildren: Caleb, Devin, Jacob, Nathan, David, Wyatt, Emma and Chloe.

He loved his family and especially his grandchildren.

Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron.

Memorial donations to: Cameron Food Pantry.

Online condolences:

www.polandthompson.com As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.