Barry J. Gettinger, 70, of Greenville, Ohio passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Heartland of Greenville.
He was born December 28, 1945 in London, England, a son of the late James H. and Ida L. (Weymouth) Gettinger. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Terry Gettinger.
Barry was a Green Beret in the Army’s 7th Special Force Group out of Fort Brag, and reservist in the 12th Special Forces Group. He was also member of the Indiana State Wrestling Association and the National Ski Patrol. He was a paramedic for the Union Township Life Squad and was on the West Milton Fire Department.
He is survived by his sons, Brian Gettinger of Versailles and Brad and Susan Gettinger of Greenville: grandchildren; Brennan and wife Alexis, Sophie, Will, and Lucy Gettinger; a brother, Terry and Rita Gettinger.
Celebration of life will be held at 12 PM, Saturday, February 13, 2016 with full Military honors by the Greenville Honor Guard, with Pastor Chris Cobb officiating. Family and friends may visit on Saturday from 11 AM until the time of service at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville Ohio.
The family would like memorial donations be given to Heartland Hospice, 580 Lincoln Park Blvd. suite 320, Kettering, Ohio 45429
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com