He enjoyed riding Harleys.
"He wanted to know about everything, he was inquisitive. (He) and my son spent a lot of time together. We had a basement, and the basement was there playground." Wanda Kellem, aunt.
"Barry is a well-mannered young man. I enjoyed having him in class." Michele Beller, teacher, Tell City.
He was a Cavalry Scout who joined the Army in May 1999 and arrived at Fort Campbell in May 2009.
His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal; Purple Heart; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Valorous Unit Award; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; NATO Medal; Drill Sergeant Identification Badge; Combat Action Badge and Air Assault Badge.
Barry is survived by his wife, Tina L. Jarvis; daughters, Kitaira and Aleesha Jarvis and sons, Donovan and William, all of Clarksville, Tennessee, and granddaughter Kalyn Jarvis. He is also survived by his parents, William Jarvis of Atlantic Beach, Fla. and Alma Jarvis of Tell City, Indiana, sisters Rita Dickman and Tressie James, brothers Dan Jarvis, Ed Jarvis, and Johnny Jarvis.
He was remembered December 9, 2010 at Deer Creek Baptist Church.
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