A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, with Father Bill McCann presiding. Gus Barron, 45, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at his home. Gus’ cremains will be buried at a later date at South Park Cemetery.
Gus was born Aug. 9, 1968, in Mesquite, Texas, to William Kent Barron and Mary J. Scott. His father preceded him in death.
[auth] Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Mary “Scottie” Barron; his former wife and friend, Jill Barron; former in-laws Richard and Mary Jane Madison; sons: William Konnor Barron, Kevin Richard Barron, Iain August Barron; daughter, Hannah Jane Barron; brother, William Rand Barron; sisters: Valli Barron, April Hatfield and husband, John; as well as lifetime best friend and brother by choice Darin Goldston; nieces and nephews: Cassi Rincon, Ryan O’Meara, Adrianna Hatfield, Brett Nevarez, Sommer Nevarez, Grant Wood and Shawn Wood.
Gus was a lifelong resident of Roswell. He thoroughly enjoyed being a father and was a lover of all children. Gus felt very connected to animals and shared his passion through his business, Vet Pharmacy & Feed.
He also was an avid gun collector and a proud member of NRA, Crossed Saber Society at New Mexico Military Institute and Alumni of NMMI. Gus’ love of music was contagious and lives on in his children.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaffey, Roswell, NM 88203, Animal Welfare Alliance, PO Box 2762, Roswell, NM 88202 or the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.