Aglers
Aglers

BRADENTON, Fla. — Barry M. Agler, 70, of Bradenton, Florida, died Thursday morning, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Ben Hur Home, Crawfordsville, Indiana.

He was born on Oct. 7, 1948, in Van Wert, the son of late Rex Eugene and Marcille O. (Bennett) Agler. He was married to Deb Agler who also preceded him in death on June 24, 2019.

Family survivors include a son, Brett Agler of Bradenton; two stepchildren, Rhonda (Richard) Mills of Crawfordsville, Indiana, and Scott (Jan) Williams of Van Wert; two brothers, Randy (Connie) Agler and Jeffrey (Tammy) Agler, all of Van Wert; and a sister, Robin L. Waltmire of Van Wert.

He was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Joyce Agler, and a brother-in-law, Donald “Salty” Waltmire.

Barry was a 1967 graduate of Van Wert High School and had served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He retired from International Harvester in Fort Wayne, then worked at the Manatee County Parks Department for several years. He was a member and past commander of Robert G. Longwell Post 5803, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

A combined memorial service with his wife will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home. Military rites will follow, conducted by the combined honor guard of the V.F.W. and American Legion posts of Van Wert. There will be calling hours 2 - 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com.