MARTINSBURG — Calling hours for Barry Clayton Blacksten, 66, of Martinsburg, will be from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14, at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica.

Barry passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 10, 2018, at his home. He was born on March 8, 1951, in Mount Vernon to the late Jack and Juanita (Swan) Blacksten.

He is survived by his sons, Chad and Erick Blacksten; grandchildren, Ashley, Taylor and Cody; siblings, Diana Crenshaw, Jeff (Debra) Blacksten and Pam (Wes) Raynor; and several nieces and nephews.

Barry enjoyed hunting and long range shooting.

He retired from Weyerhauser/International Paper in 2014 after 39 1/2 years.

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