Barry’s life began on August 25, 1949 in Joplin, MO; the son of Louis and Merle (Baker) Cantu. Barry Graduated from Alba High School (1967) in Alba, MO; and attended the Wichita Area Vo-Tech College. Barry enjoyed fishing, reading, and various sports. Barry’s greatest joy in life was his family which includes his son Kael Cantu of Neosho, MO; daughter Tammy (Todd) Hale of Carl Junction, MO; 7 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; brothers Ronald Cantu of Wichita, Garry (Norma) Cantu of El Dorado, Dennis (Linda) Cantu of Augusta, Patrick (Noreen) Cantu of Plainville, KS; sisters Mary Hill of Tampa, FL and Cindy (Greg) Smith of Porum Landing, OK and significant other, Joceylyn Johns of Wichita. Barry passed away on April 22, 2020 in Wichita. He is preceded in death by his daughter Kelly Grassi and his parents.
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