Barry Cloyd Baumgardner


Barry Cloyd Baumgardner born March 27, 1946 in Johnston, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Feb. 11, 2020, at his home in Thomas.

Barry is survived by his loving wife, Elressa “Mel” Baumgardner; and two daughters, Linda Podvia Lange (Bob) of Hampstead, Maryland, and Krista Baumgarnder-Tetrick (Clay) of Chester, Virginia; and four grandchildren, Sophia Lange, Nick Lange, Tommy Tetrick and Chase Tetrick; and many lifelong friends.

Barry served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict during the mid 1960s in the 101st Airborne Division. Barry was the legendary Mountain Manager at White Grass Ski Touring Center in Canaan Valley for 25 years. Barry was an avid caver and fisherman. He was a jack of all trades and found happiness in the outdoors.

Friends will be received at Hinkle-Fenner Funeral Home located at 567 Thomas Ave., Davis, WV 2626, Saturday, Feb. 15, from noon – 2 p.m. with a celebration of life held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ruth Bullwinkle officiating.

Pot-Luck Reception to follow at the St. John’s Lutheran Church at 315 Blackwater Avenue in Davis.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.hinklefennerfuneralhome.com.