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Robert Reid Barron, Jr.

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“I am so truly sorry to have heard about the passing of Bob. I got to know Bob and Donna through the marching band years of my son, and Hatboro...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Elizabeth Kates - PA

“I was so sorry to hear about the death of Bob. Sadly our paths didn't cross after I moved away. Think of you often. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer Bellantoni i (Munther) - PA

“With the fondest of memories and so much love. Mr. B gave his whole heart to UMMU. Thank you for sharing him with all of us, Mrs. Baron. I know you...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Tammy (Dull) Boyd - York, PA

“We are all so fortunate to have had this jovial, influential and Music Man in our lives. I'll always treasure the youthful years we shared with him...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Stephanie Grasso - Warminster, PA

5 of 15 | Posted by: Jean Walker - Willow Grove, PA

“We can never adequately express our gratitude to Bob for the positive impact he had on so many of our children's lives. He cared about improving them...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Danzo Perry - Willow Grove, PA

“As a past president of Music Patrons I spent a lot of time with Bob. My husband and I always enjoyed watching him with his students. He was so...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Hap Brookshire - Willow Grove, PA

“As so many have said, Mr. B inspired his students...to march forward...between hash marks and through life. I had the pleasure of starting with him...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Carrie Toto (Saalfrank) - PA

“As I just said to a few high school friends, this is so sad! Bob was always so up, smiling and joking with people. An incredibly talented musician,...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Moser - JEFFERSONVILLE, PA

10 of 15 | Posted by: Hap Brookshire

“Memories of my dear cousin will remain forever in my heart. I especially remember seeing him upon his Mother's death and his gift of playing his...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Chris Macaulay - PA - Family

“What an amazingly man! He touched so many people. Heaven gained another angel! ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Kim Nowicki - Morrow, OH

“I knew Bob back in high school. He was a great trumpeter and was a year younger than I. I saw him again 45 years later at a wedding in Elizabethtown...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Selman - Bainbridge, PA

“After the regular drum teacher left Round Meadow in ~1976-1977, Bob Barron, who played wind instruments and wasn't a drummer, was asked to be the...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Scott Geiger - Phoenixville, PA

“What do you say about someone who shaped such a large portion of your youth through early adulthood? My first memory of Mr. Barron was sitting with...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Bobby Buckwalter - Telford, PA

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Robert was born on August 27, 1955 and passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019.

Robert was a resident of Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Bob graduated from Upper Moreland High School in 1973 and completed a bachelors degree in music education and a masters degree in music performance both from West Chester University.

August 27, 1955 - September 9, 2019 Public Events and Locations Visitation - Thursday, September 12, 2019, 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Upper Moreland High School Auditorium, Willow Grove - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Place - Upper Moreland High School Auditorium - 3000 Terwood Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-830-1500 - Family Florist - Kremp Florist - 220 Davisville Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-657-6700 - Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation - Plasma Cell Leukemia - PO Box 414238, Boston, MA 02241 - 203-229-0464 - American Bass Association of PA and NJ - 11 Weatherhill Road, Lebanon, NJ 08833 - Upper Moreland Music Patrons - 3000 Terwood Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - Robert Reid Barron Jr. of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania died Monday, September 9, 2019 at Abington Hospital Jefferson Health.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation - Plasma Cell Leukemia, PO Box 414238, Boston, MA 02241 or American Bass Association of PA and NJ, 11 Weatherhill Road, Lebanon, NJ 08833 or Upper Moreland Music Patrons, 3000 Terwood Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090.