Barry W. Lehr


Barry W. Lehr
Barry W. Lehr

Barry W. Lehr of Southold died Nov. 23, 2016, at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. The lifelong North Fork resident was 82 years old.

He was born in Greenport Oct. 8, 1934, to Margaret (Smith) and David Lehr. In 1952, he graduated from Southold High School and later married Beverly Capon April 15, 1955, at First Presbyterian Church in Southold. Together they made their home in Southold.

Barry worked at Tryac Truck & Equipment and John Deere. He was a member of the Southold Fire Department and the Mattituck Gun Club for over 50 years and a former member of the Orient Gun Club.

Barry was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved traveling to Alaska. He loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They were his pride and he was always showing off pictures of them.

Surviving are his wife, Beverly; his daughter, Jean Walters (Louis Sr.) of Southold;  his brother, Bruce Lehr of Southold; two grandchildren, David Kramkowski (Carolyn) of St. Charles, Mo., and Kristin Witczak (Chris) of Cutchogue; and four great-grandchildren, Kaitlin Kramkowski, Blake Witczak, Madison Witczak and Natalie Kramkowski.

Services will be held in the summer of 2017.

Memorial donations can be made in his name to the Kanas Center for Hospice Care or Southold Fire Department.

DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home is assisting the family.


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