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Barry Ralph Wolverton September 30, 1949 - March 14, 2023

Barry Wolverton of Meridian, Idaho,  passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 14th..  He was born on September 30th, 1949, in Wendall, Idaho, to Ralph and Jennifer Wolverton.  Barry lived and  attended schools in Boise.

He joined the U.S. Marine Corps and was active from 1967 to 1970,  and stationed in Vietnam. Upon his discharge, he worked as a heavy equipment operator for Western Construction and Superior

Construction working on numerous road projects in Idaho. He became a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers.

Barry loved family, kids, fishing, hunting, motor cycling, and firearms.  He also loved gardening, cooking, boating and was an excellent mechanic, and artist. Barry was well informed on world news and history.

He held  a special love for his dog Cisco and his 1952 Chevy pickup he worked on for many years as a hobby.

He is survived by this mother, Jennifer Wolverton, of Meridian, his daughters, Rochelle Cunningham of Boise, Rachel Fenton, of Boise, Roselle Duncan (Michael) of Boise.  His 2 grandchildren Tanner Fenton and Racquelle Ford and 3 great grandchildren Aspen Fenton, Dalley Rose and Waylon Ford.  His surviving sisters are Denise Spiroff (Mark), Julie Mays (Keven), Shawna Steinwinter (Bruce) and Kayla Moore (Leo).  He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Wolverton.

A committal service will be held 2:00 pm, Friday, March 31, 2023 at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, 10100 Horseshoe Bend Rd., Boise, Idaho.

A committal service will be held 2:00 pm, Friday, March 31, 2023 at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, 10100 Horseshoe Bend Rd., Boise, Idaho

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    Bill (Larry) Wolverton says

    I’m so sorry to hear of Barry’s passing. My heart goes out to his family.

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    Gary and Mary Lee Huntington says

    We will so sad Jennifer after just seeing you and Barry last week. Hugs and love to you and the girls.

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    Roselle Wolverton Duncan says

    Miss you dad

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    Michelle Hobson says

    I just heard of Barry’s passing. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great friend to my sister Karla Meeker before she passed last year. 😢 Barry was a great cook. He made many meals for my sister. I will always appreciate him for being such a help to her. I love his boy Cisco. Barry was a great friend. He is missed 💔

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