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Barry Nyberg, of Wartburg

September 6, 1948 — November 23, 2022



Barry Edward Nyberg Sr., age 74 of Wartburg, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2022

After a brief illness.  He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania to Ed & Margorie Nyberg.  After graduating high school, he joined the United States Navy, serving on the USS Neosho AO 143.  After his service in the United States Navy, he went to work for the Federal Bureau of Investigations in Washington, DC.  This is where he met his wife of 47 years Wanda Bray Nyberg.  They were married May 15, 1970 and moved to Wartburg, where they raised their children Eddie & Kelly.

He went on to work for Tennessee Department of Corrections for 44 years.  During this time he also Pastored Pleasant Green Church of the Nazarene, Rockwood Church of the Nazarene, and Assistant Pastor of Wartburg Church of the Nazarene.  He also served as Secretary for Wartburg Volunteer Fire Department for many years.  He always had a love for God and Family and was known for his smile and humor.

Barry was preceded in death by his wife:  Wanda Bray Nyberg, parents: Ed & Margorie Nyberg, mother and father-in-law: Clyde and Geneva Bray, brother-in-laws: Tony Bray, Charles Harbison, and Harley Cutchens, and Great Grandson:  Sawyer Otto McCoig.

He is survived by his children:  Eddie & Brandy Nyberg

                                                     Kelly & Nate Thomas

Sister:  Becky Cutchens

Brother and Sister-in-laws:  Kenneth & Jean Bray, Steve & Michelle Bray, Rhonda Harbison, Wayne & Angie Bray.

Grandchildren:  Kyle McCoig, Travis McCoig & Hannah Miller, DJ Nyberg & Chelsie Jackson, Addison Nyberg, Cody Nyberg, Michael Johnson, Matthew & Denise Johnson, and Josh Johnson

Great-Granddaugther:  Nova L’Rain McCoig

Nieces & Nephews:  Sandy & Sherydane Cutchens-Ross, Nick & Molly Cutchens, Erin & Cody Jennings, Lexie & Payton Anderson, Tony & Lydia Bray, Kenny & Jessica Bray, Keith & Ronnie Bray and David & Joanie Bray.

Also surviving are many great nieces, nephews and other family and friends.  

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 27, 2022 from 12-2 pm Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg.  Funeral Services will follow at 2pm with Best Friend and Brother in Christ: Rev. John D. O’Neal.  Internment will follow in the Morgan Memorial Gardens, Wartburg, TN.

In Lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to help offset the funeral expense.

Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Barry Edward Nyberg Sr.

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