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Barry W. Worl, 76, Fremont, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
He was born March 18, 1941, in Alexandria, Virginia, to George and Helen (Rans) Worl.
Barry lived most of his life at Clear Lake, Indiana.
He graduated from Kewanna High School, Kewanna, in 1959, and graduated from Purdue University in 1963. He later received his master's degree and specialist's degree from Ball State University. He spent much of his professional career as principal and superintendent of Fremont Community Schools in Fremont. In retirement, he served on the Town Council for the Town of Clear Lake for seven years.
Barry loved Purdue University, and especially spending time with his family, and relaxing on Clear Lake. His hobbies included gardening, traveling, following the Indianapolis Colts, going to the movies and theater, and reading books.
Survivors include his wife, Karen (Whiteman - Rice) Worl; daughters, Kelli (Chris) Baker, and Kathi (Tony) Forte; and son, Scott (Andrea) Worl. Barry will also be fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Ryan, Ian, Alexa, Tyler, Cohen and Bradley; step-grandchildren, Jackson and Annabel; a brother, Bill (Linda) Worl; and a sister, Cheryl (Chet) Bartkavage.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his former wife, Melinda G. (Hurley) Worl.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont. Burial will follow services at Covenanter Cemetery, Fremont.
Calling hours will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Beams Funeral Home, and also one hour prior to the services on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are to Fremont Dollars for Scholars, P.O. Box 665, Fremont, IN, 46737.
Condolences may be sent online to www.beamsfuneral home.com
Published on November 27, 2017
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