Joseph Barrychuck '65
December 18, 2020 10:00 AM
updated: December 18, 2020 10:01 AM
Joseph D Barrychuck
JANUARY 3, 1943 – DECEMBER 11, 2020
Joseph Dmetrow Barrychuck, 77, of College Station, passed away Friday December 11, 2020. Visitation will be held at 10:00am Thursday, December 17, 2020. Funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1515 South
College Avenue. Burial will follow at Old Smetana Mt. Calvary Cemetery, with military honors.
Joe was born on Governor’s Island New York on January 3, 1943. He grew up in Bryan Texas raised by his father David Cluie “Casey” Jones Jr. As a young man in Boy Scouts he met Eddie Denk and formed a close friendship that lasted 65 years. As a teenager he enjoyed
fishing and calf roping. Joe attended Texas A&M University where he was in the Core of Cadets. On June 8, 1966 he enlisted in the United States Navy where he would serve four years of active duty aboard the USS Enterprise and two years in the reserves during
the Vietnam War. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.
Joe went on the have an eighteen year career driving for the long haul trucking company Alenco in Bryan, Texas. He then retired from a thirty plus year career as a self-employed carpenter. The mark of his pride in his work and quality craftsmanship was left
in hundreds of homes, many churches, family ranches, numerous local business, and in the hearts of everyone he did work for.
He was a tremendous man of integrity and character with the kindest soul. His work ethic was unmatched. Joe was especially proud of his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He never missed an opportunity to brag on them. Joe’s love for his friends
and family was unwavering. He was witty and direct. To know him was to love him. He truly blessed many lives.
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