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Robert Barron Downham Jr

December 1, 1950 — May 12, 2021


Robert Barron "Barry" Downham Jr, 70, was born December 1, 1950, in St. Louis, MO.
He had a true 70's free spirit and after serving in the Navy in Vietnam,
he and his friend Bill packed up and drove across country in a VW,
landing in San Francisco, CA.
There, in 1977, he started a family which includes Jordan (Kim), Seth, and Susan (Clarence).
In the early 90's he bought 12 acres of land in Wonder, OR.
He loved 60's and 70's Rock, traveling, camping, being outdoors, and being a dad.
He loved being a grandpa to Barron, Stuart, Alex, Luke, Sammy, and Audrey.

On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, he peacefully passed away in Grants Pass, OR,
after a long battle with COPD and heart disease.
He will truly be missed.

"Remember when you were young?
You shone like the sun.
You reached for the secret too soon.
You cried for the moon.
Shine on, you crazy diamond."
- Pink Floyd


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