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Barry Sadler, May 29, 2024


Barry Trent Sadler, age 60, of Fort Worth, TX, passed from this life May, 29, 2024, at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Dallas, TX after diagnosed with an unexpected illness.
A native of Shelbyville, TN, Barry was born on January 11, 1964, to the late William Bailey Sadler and Willa Dean Oldfield Sadler.
Barry attended Shelbyville Central High School and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy. He worked with Calsonic for 20 years before becoming an aircraft mechanic and working with Vaught Aircraft Industries, Boeing, and Lockheed Martin. Throughout his life he enjoyed turkey hunting, admired classic cars, and greatly appreciated the game of baseball, anything from collecting baseball cards and watching his son play, to catching a Rangers game at Globe Life Field. He was a member of The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Machinist Local Lodge No. 776-A, and United Aerospace Workers Local 848.
He is survived by his children, Casey Sadler and wife Star of Normandy, TN, and Lilly Grace Sadler of Fort Worth, TX; grandchildren, Gwyn, Alyce, Freya, and Casper; sisters, Shelia Sadler McCullough, and Adriana Sadler Prince; brothers, Gary Sadler, and Brent Sadler; along with several nieces and nephews.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Wednesday, June 5th from 5-6p.m. at Doak-Howell Funeral Home. The gathering will be concluded with special words from his children at 6:00pm.
Memorial donations may be made to Veterans Airlift Command, to honor Barry’s love for aviation and his family’s service in the U.S. Military.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.