Barry Bickly

Barry Bickly, 66, of China Spring, passed away January 19, 2015 after a hard-fought battle with cancer.

Memorial Service: 3PM Thursday, January 22nd at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel.

Barry was born on September 18, 1948 in Waco to Lewis Bickly and Marguerite Jones. After graduating from Bruceville-Eddy High School, he joined the Army and served in Korea. He worked in the trucking industry for several years and eventually started his own sand and gravel business. He was an avid outdoorsman, and had a passion for deer hunting. He loved spending time at the deer lease with his hunting buddies or in the pasture with his horses. He was an amazing storyteller and had everyone in stitches by the time his story was finished.

Barry was preceded in death by his parents; niece, Martye Pustejovsky, and son-in-law, Robert Futch, Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Cora; daughters, Melissa Futch of Eddy, Martie Sielaff and husband, Brad of Hewitt, and Mandy Baker and husband, Robert of Yoakum; 10 grandchildren; and sister, Rita Walters of Waco.

The family would like to offer a special thanks to Bluebonnet Hospice, Nurse Jamie Wellbrock, Becky Leibel, Pam Bradbury, and the McLennan County Sheriff’s Department.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco 76708, United States (US) - Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Melody Middaugh

    Cora – You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers … I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and strength in the prayers and thoughts of others.

  2. Dear Cora: I am so sorry for your loss. I was unaware that he was sick. I know he liked to ride his motorcycle. I will relay this to everyone I can reach. I know he will be missed by all. If I can do anything, you can reach me at 254-709-3237. God be with you and yours.
    Deepest Sympathy
    Kim Korenek

  3. My sweet friend Cora, I just don’t have enough words to express the sympathy and sadness that I feel for you and Barry’s daughters. My prayer for you and your family is one of a peace that surpasses all understanding. That is one of the promises from our Lord almighty to us. All we have to do is ask. I have passes on this sad news to Ilene, Gene and Ronnie. All send their heart felt sadness for you. I hope to be in Waco in a couple of months. I will be in touch. God bless you and love to you and the girls, J

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