Barry English

A prayer service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville for Barry Davis English.

Mr. English, of Woodbridge, Virginia formerly of Jerseyville, died March 8 at Fairfax INOVA Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.

He was born June 5, 1946 in St. Louis, the son of the late William W. and Daphne (Campbell) English. He married the former Connie Walsh in 1966.

He was a graduate of Jersey Community Hospital and received at bachelor’s degree from National Louis University. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war. He had a career in Federal Communications and traveled to many countries and met many world leaders.

Surviving is his wife; a son; three daughters; nine grandchildren; a brother; and many extended family.

A private family burial will be held after the service with full military rites by the Jerseyville American Legion Post #492.

A reception will follow the burial at D.J.’s Pub and Grill. Memorials may be made to Autism Speaks or to the Jerseyville American Legion Color Guard.