Barry D. Wirth, 54 of St. Francisville, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 surrounded by the love of his family. He was born July 29, 1964 in Marion, Ohio, the son of Jerry and Barbara (Hillyard) Wirth.
Barry was a union pipefitter for twenty-two years with UA Local 136. He was a 3rd degree Mason with Stellar Lodge #912 and a 32nd degree Mason with the Valley of Danville Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite. Barry was an avid outdoorsman. He would hunt mushrooms in the spring and also enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. Barry liked spending time at the river and attending squirrel camp with his friends. Barry deeply loved his family and his little granddaughter was the light of his life. He will be dearly missed.
Barry will be lovingly remembered by his sons, Barry Wirth II of St. Francisville, Illinois, Brandon Wirth of Princeton, Indiana; one granddaughter, Ellianna Wirth; mother, Barbara (George) Havill; sisters; Mindy (Jeff) Jones, Robin (Tom) McKain; brother, Tim Wirth; step-mother, Jane Wirth; friend and former wife, Emily (Tom) Zwilling and several nieces and nephews.
Barry was preceded in death by his father.
Family and friends are invited to gather from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019, In the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019, in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home with Scott Polk officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn cemetery in Lawrence County Illinois.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barry’s memory to Lawrence County Cancer Resource Center and Wig Shoppe, 7977 Octane Lane, Bridgeport, IL 62417.
Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863.
Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Barry’s tribute wall, purchase flowers and leave condole