HAMILTON – Barry Brian Wilcox, 67, of Hamilton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at his home. He was born May 12, 1950 in San Jose, California, the son of William Leo and Norma Jean Wilcox.

Barry was in college majoring in architecture and art when he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Barry served with the 4th Infantry Division and was stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado. He was trained in mountain maneuvers and was an expert marksman. Barry served until his honorable discharge in 1976.

He married his childhood sweetheart, Sue Ellen Kessler, in 1971. Barry loved his wife of 46 years, he loved his life here on earth for 67 years and he loved all his family.

Barry was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Sue; his brother, Scott; his sister, Julie and their families; his son, Daniel and wife Gina; his son, David; his daughter, Anna and husband Chris; his son, Matt; six grandchildren, Dillon, Adrionah, Dawson, Jake, Grant and Ava; his “adopted” dad, Richard “Dick” Marcum who took Barry in as his son; many nieces, nephews as well as many extended family members and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Daly-Leach Chapel with Pastor Jim Smith officiating. Graveside services with full Military Honors will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m., at the Western Montana Veterans Cemetery in Missoula. Condolences may be left for the family at www.dalyleachchapel.com.

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