The elder Barry, who died in 2011 at the age of 80, handed off sports director duties to his son, Bob Barry Jr., who, like his dad, was born in Oklahoma, went to Oklahoma and called Oklahoma and Oklahoma State games.
Barry was killed in a car accident Saturday when the motor scooter he was driving collided with a car. A memorial service is planned for Friday in Oklahoma City.
In a testament to the younger Barry’s popularity, the general manager of a rival station, KOCO, has offered to staff the KFOR newsroom during the funeral so that more of KFOR’s personnel can attend.
(H/t Tulsa World)