In Memory

Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron


Kenny Barron, 64, of Panama City, passed away July 3, 2019, with his family at his side. Kenny was a native of Panama City and was a 1973 graduate of Bay High. He earned his bachelor's degree from Auburn University, and MBA from Troy State College. Kenny worked for Gulf Power for 38 years, ending his career as Sr. Engineering Representative. He was Methodist by faith, attending Forest Park United Methodist Church. Kenny's greatest joy was spending time with his beloved grandchildren and family. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorman and Virginia Barron; two brothers, Dorman and Donald, and a sister, Gwen Roark.

Survivors include his wife, Tina; 3 sons, Gregory Barron (Kayla), Michael Dupree (Lauren), and John Dupree (Bridget), all of Bay County; 3 brothers, Dink Barron (Jackie) of Houston, TX, Nick Barron (Delores) of Lynn Haven and Herb Barron (Jessica) of Panama City; two sisters, Jean Neeld (Herb) of Crystal River and Beth Barron Adams of Panama City; his grandchildren, Ally Barber, Brady Barron, Adelynn Dupree, Noah Dupree, Owen Duree and Bennett Dupree; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Monday, July 8, 2019, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Virgil Tillman officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kenny's name may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 USA /

Kent-Forest Lawn, 2403 Harrison Avenue, 763-4694