Barry Alan Wiginton

Barry Alan Wiginton
July 8, 1956 – March 1, 2016

Barry Wiginton, departed this life at the age of 59 years on Monday, March 1, 2016. A memorial service celebrating the life of Barry will be held at 11a.m., Saturday, March 5, 2016 at A&M Church of Christ, 2475 Earl Rudder Freeway, College Station, Texas. Shaun Burrow will officiate the service. Inurnment will be at a later date at Wheelock Cemetery. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.

Barry was born on July 8, 1956 to James Marcus and Frances Newcomb Wiginton in Harlingen, Texas. He graduated valedictorian from Santa Rosa High School and completed his undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University. He and Jennifer were parents to their only child, Tammy. She blessed his world with a granddaughter, Andrea Lee Moore, whom he cherished. Both Barry and Jennifer embraced the many challenges in life as a husband and wife for 38 years.

Barry was an active member of the Bryan Noon Lions Club where he served in various capacities, including Diabetes Awareness and Eye Glass Recycling. He was a Melvin Jones sponsor of the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas. He was an energetic member at A&M Church of Christ. Barry was extremely philanthropic and enjoyed volunteering and supporting community and church charities.

Barry is survived by his wife Jennifer Lee Wiginton; his daughter and son-in-law Tammy and Matt Moore; his granddaughter Andrea Lee Moore; his parents James Marcus and Frances Newcomb Wiginton; his sisters Jan Wiginton Cromer and Kathy Wiginton Anderson and her husband Jerry Anderson; his brother Larry Craig Wiginton and wife Theresa; numerous other relatives and friends.

Memorial donations may be given to the Texas Lions Camp or Program for Humanitarian Aid in Barry’s honor. Expression of condolence can be made at callawayjones.com

Condolences

  1. Jennifer and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you in this sudden loss. Please feel free to call me any time. Sincerely,

  2. Jennifer and family, my deepest condolences. I am grateful for Barry’s friendship and example. I will miss him.

  3. Barry was a devoted Christian man who loved serving others. We will miss you, Barry! Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Jennifer.
    Murray and Helen Carstens

  4. I haven’t known Barry for long, but he always impressed me as a person of integrity with tremendous capacity for caring. He will be sorely missed at Bryan Noon Lions–it just won’t be the same without him. Our prayers are with you and your family during this time of grief and loss.

  5. To the family of Barry Wiginton :
    So sorry for your loss. I know he will be missed. Love to all the family.

    Sarah Ward and Mary Wolfe

  6. I worked with Barry for a couple of months. That obituary that says he “cherished” his granddaughter isn’t kidding. As I recall he had “Goompa” listed as his job title on his business card. Barry made me smile and I’m sorry to hear he has left us so soon.

  7. Barry was passionate about his Lion’s Club and Lionism, but most especially about the Texas Lion’s Camp. I remember well more than once his emotion as he spoke and gave presentations about the Camp. He was very active in the eyeglass program, collecting eyeglasses from eye doctors and Lions all over town. Barry changed lives, and it is a shame he had to go so soon.

  8. To all of Barry’s family… We are so very sorry for your loss. May God comfort each of you during this time and days to come. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Tony & Becky (Sitton) Westbrook and family
    Glen, Ms.

  9. Wiginton Family,

    I am so sorry to learn of the Barry’s passing, my condolences to you all.
    I knew Barry best as a fellow Lion. I can personally say that he was totally committed to Lionism and gave his best in service through the Lions Club. I was most impressed by the efforts he made to provide supplies to the service men & women overseas. He will be missed. May God rest his soul as well as bless & comfort each of you as you grieve your loss.

    CHRIS KIRK

  10. So saddened for the loss. Prayers for family and friends. He was a dedicated Christian, whom his Uncle Henry thought a lot of and I through this knowing and love of family. My God’s grace surround family and friends as he holds Barry in his arms forever! Aunt Mary Wiginton

  11. Jennifer and Tammy I have always appreciated Barry’s warm and friendly manner. I have always sensed he would do anything possible to serve the Kingdom of the Lord or his fellow man especially those of the household of faith. He was the kind of man that if a job needed to be done all you had to do was let Barry know. When christins like him leave they are always missed. God has blessed us all to know Barry. May He continue to bless you again as you grieve.

  12. So sorry to read about Barry’s passing. Both Barry and Jennifer were both very active for many years in the College StationNoon Lions Club. Always working to help others.
    Barry loved his Andrea Lee. She was coming to our club meetings when she was so young she had to stand in her chair for us members could see her. Jennifer, please know prayers go out to you, Tammy and family.

  13. I’ve known Barry, Jennifer, and the family for over 30 years since I was their neighbor in the 80s. I’ve always enjoyed chatting with Barry. As a fellow Lion, I know that he was very committed to our motto, We Serve. My the Lord bring comfort to the Family in this time of loss.

  14. Jennifer, my thoughts and prayers are for you and your family. I am so sorry to hear of Barry’s passing. I know he is no longer in pain and he and John are catching up in heaven. May you be comforted by the loving arms of God.

  15. I am saddened to hear of Barry’s passing. I will always remember Barry’s commitment to helping others. He worked to help our troops with donations and tirelessly supported the Texas Lions Camp. We will miss him at our camp work work day this year. My prayers for Barry and his family.

  16. Rest in Peace Barry. My classmate of Class of 1974 – Santa Rosa High School.
    My condolences and prayers to his family.

  17. My sincere condolences to all his family. We just heard about his passing Friday May 20th, 2016. We were having a gathering of friends & classmates just to catch up on some great memories made thru out the yrs. Barry was truly one of a kind, a get friend & classmate. My prayers are with you’ll. Rest In Peace Barry A. Wiginton <3

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