Barry Vaughn Pavlina

Published 3:20 pm Monday, April 15, 2019

COURTLAND — Barry Vaughn Pavlina, 72, passed away on April 14, 2019, in his home with his wife and grandson by his side.

Barry Vaughan Pavlina

Born in Triadelphia, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Louis Ladislav Pavlina and Esther Irene Lydick Pavlina. He is also predeceased by a stepson, John Alan Glasgow.

Barry was a graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in forestry, and was a Navy aviator in the Navy Reserve.

He was a past president of the Nottoway Investment Club and the Courtland Ruritans.

Barry loved golf and taught junior golf at Cypress Cove Country Club.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 27 years, Joan Johnson Pavlina; a stepson, Joseph C. Joyner; seven grandchildren John C. Joyner, Kaleigh LeCorgne, Riley LeCorgne, Logan LeCorgne, Xander Sykes, Nichols Soto and Adam Ralston; a brother, Donald L. Pavlina (Melissa); daughters-in-law, Nicole Ralston and Erin LeCorgne; son-in-law, Kyle Ralston; and two nieces, Kim and Jill.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, in Kingdom Life Church with Pastor Matt Kidd officiating. Burial will follow in Rosemont Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday in Wright Funeral Home, and suggests that memorial donations be made to Kingdom Life Ministries, The Hope Center or St. Jude’s Hospital.