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Barry L. Badman, 71, of Danville, passed away at his home on June 16, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Aug. 2, 1945, in Sunbury, a son of the late Allen J. and Virginia (Reid) Badman. On May 25, 1968, he married the former Shirley Swartz who survives. They recently celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary.

Barry was a 1964 graduate of Sunbury High School. He served in the Army National Guard from 1966 to 1977.
He was employed at TRW in Danville for several years. He later worked at Merck Cherokee Plant in Riverside from 1976 until he retired in 2003.
His passions included bowling, trap shooting, and hunting. He was inducted into the Sunbury Bowling Association Hall of Fame in 2006. He bowled several 300 games during his career. He was a member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association, winning several awards for high scores. He also belonged to the North American Hunting Club, the Little Fishing Creek Rod & Gun Club, and was a life-time member of the NRA. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 44 of Northumberland and the Danville Moose Lodge.

In addition to his wife Shirley, he is survived by two sons, Christopher Badman, of Browns Mills, N.J., and Jody Lawrence, of Sand Point, Idaho; one daughter, Jamie Moore and husband Michael, of Danville; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Terry and Carolyn, of New Columbia, Thomas and Cheryl, of Selinsgrove, and James and Tammy, of Selinsgrove; two sisters, Patricia Dorman, of Northumberland, and Pamela Clark, of Sunbury; three grandchildren, Tristan Badman, Kayley Badman, and Alyssa Badman, of Browns Mills, N.J.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Brenda K. Badman in 1969.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Brady Funeral Home, 320 Church St., Danville, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. R. Christian Dunlop officiating.
Burial will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington, with full military honors presented by American Legion Post 40.

Please send online condolences to BradyFuneralHome.com.
Published on June 19, 2017
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