Obituary of Barry C. Custer
Barry C. Custer, 81, Seward, went home to be with the Lord peacefully on September 2, 2023, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born November 3, 1941, in Johnstown, he was the son of the late Edward and Mildred (Muir) Custer. Also preceded in death by first wife Iona (Mazey) Custer; brother Harold “Bud” Custer and sister Doris Colson.
Survived by loving wife Sandra (Baldwin) Custer. Children Barry L. Custer and wife Donnalynn, Melinda Heming, John P. Custer and wife Jessica, Donna M. Decker and husband Michael, Kevin Mack and wife Beverly, and Kip Mack and wife Betsie. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother Thomas Custer and sister Faye Clark, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Barry was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Cuban Missile Crisis and a retired coal miner. He was a proud member of the UMWA and enjoyed spending his time fishing, hunting, antiquing, and Saturday Morning breakfast with Family of Friends.
Friends received 2-4 pm and 6 pm till time of service 8 pm Tuesday at the Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh. Committal service and interment 11 am Wednesday at Armagh Cemetery. Pastor Terry Reese officiating.