Barry Joseph Kerkhof
September 26, 1966-May 20, 2016

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden death of our greatly loved son and brother, Barry Joseph Kerkhof, on Fri., May 20, 2016, at the young age of 49 at home in Kemptville.
Barry is the son of Isabelle (nee Fawcett) Kerkhof and the late Piet Kerkhof. Barry is survived by his brothers: Peter, Rick (Connie), Stephen (Patricia); and his sisters Linda (Hans) Romar and Lisa (Todd). He also leaves behind loving nieces, Alana, Cassandra, and Alicia, and nephews Christopher, Jason, Matthew, Tyler, and Emmett and numerous friends and relatives.
Barry graduated from North Dundas District High School and from Algonquin College as a Business Equipment Servicing Technician.
Donations may be made to the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health ( in his honour.
There will be a gathering to celebrate his life at Harmony Community Church, 12010 Ormond Rd., Winchester on Fri., May 27, 2016 from 10 am until time of Memorial Service at 11 am. Interment will be held at Maple Ridge Cemetery. Light lunch to follow.
Arrangements entrusted to Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836)
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