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Barry Koss

Barry Koss

Monday, May 15th, 1950 Sunday, July 12th, 2020

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Obituary for Barry Arthur Koss

Barry Arthur Koss, 70, of Simpsonville, South Carolina (formerly Brockport and Caledonia NY) passed away on Sunday, July 12th 2020.

Barry is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Sheila; and their children, Sarah (Jeremy) Bayer, Daniel Koss and Brian
(Ashton) Koss. He relished being an adoring “Pops” to his seven grandchildren that were truly the light of his life: Addy, Aidan, Emma, Clare, Charlotte, River and Jack. He is also survived by siblings, Diane(Dick) Lasch, Debbie (Mike) Ferris, Mike (Kelly) Koss and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Barry was predeceased by his parents Arthur Koss and Patricia Rabjohn, as well as, his best friend and faithful companion, his dog Baxter.

Barry will be remembered for his loyalty, retiring from the 3M corporation in 2010 after a 35-year career. His loyalty also extended to his favorite football team, The Buffalo Bills. Even though they never won the Super Bowl in his lifetime, he always believed that next season would be the year.

He will be remembered for his sense of duty. Barry was a Vietnam Veteran having served his country in the US Army from 1969-1972.

Most of all, Barry will be remembered as a kind and gentle soul. A lover of history. His children fondly remember the 300-mile detours on every family vacation to tour each Civil War Battlefield on the way.
He enjoyed the simple things in life. A tough day was easily whisked away while listening to music from his extensive record collection. He passed his love of sports onto his children as an active supporter of all of their activities. When the kids were not keeping him busy, he watched whatever sport he could find on TV. A man that always had a sweet smile, was generous and thought the best of everyone. He loved his family tremendously. His was truly a life well lived.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his
honor to LBDA.org (Lewy Body Dementia Association) or ASPCA.org (American Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

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Gemini Dyar

Shelia and Family, what a treasure it was to have had the pleasure of knowing Barry. He was such a sweet soul. His (mostly accidental) antics at work, along with the ones he shared with us that had happened at home, meant that almost every minute with him produced a smile or an outright giggle. He had a huge heart for his family and his beloved dogs. You all were the purpose, priority, and reason for the life he lived. I can’t help myself, except to imagine, Barry walking a lovely path toward Heaven’s Gate, and seeing all his beloved companions looking out, tails wagging furiously, so happy he is finally home...Please accept my heartfelt condolences on your great loss. He was a good man.
Comment | Posted at 09:48am via Condolence
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Sandra Baase

So sorry for the loss of Barry. Haven’t seen him in years but remembered him as a great guy. Cousin Sandy Koss Baase
Comment | Posted at 07:55pm via Condolence
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Jack Barry

Cousin BARRY.... RIP... Sad To Know another Family Member has Passed Away....
Comment | Posted at 06:31pm via Condolence

Thomas Lawlor

My name is Tom Lawlor. I went to Grade school and High School with Berry. Haven't seen him in years, My condolences to his family, I remember him as a good man and a willing friend. Although years have passed since I've seen him I will miss him.
Comment | Posted at 11:31am via Condolence
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