Jim Barriger

Obituary of Jim Barriger

Oneida---James E. “Jim” Barriger, 71 of Oneida died Saturday afternoon July 24, 2021 in the Oneida Health Hospital. Jim was born on December 13, 1949, in Oneida the son of Harold E. and Caroline Best Barriger Sr. A lifelong resident of Oneida he was a graduate of Oneida High School class of 1967. Following high school Jim enlisted in the US Navy and proudly served his country during the Vietnam era until he was honorably discharged November 8, 1973. Jim had been employed as a security guard at Rome Memorial Hospital for several years retiring in 2014. His true life’s passion was music and he loved playing for charity benefit events. He and his brother Harold “Satch” Barriger formed the Barriger Brothers Band and performed all over Central New York. He was also a proud member of the Mid Valley Riders Motorcycle Club. Jim is survived by his children and their families; Sheri Barriger Taylor, Denise Barriger West, Richard Barriger, April Barriger Strickland, Jason Barriger, Kelly Barriger Long, and Mandy Barriger; his brother Harold “Satch” Barriger Jr. and his wife Mary to whom he was very close and played music together in numerous bands since childhood. Jim is also survived by his companion, Joan Dubois, his many grandchildren, beloved aunt Maryann Waterman, special cousins, Colleen Sabia, Arnie Waterman and Ned Waterman and their families, along with his goddaughter, Silvia Shank, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM Friday July 30, 2021, from the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. 342 Main Street Oneida. Family and friends are invited to call from 1:00 to 3:00 PM prior to the service. Memorial Contributions may be made in his memory to the Oneida Health Foundation 321 Genesee Street Oneida, NY 13421. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at www.ironsidefuneralhome.com.
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Friday
30
July

Visitation

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
Ironside Funeral Home Inc
342 Main Street
Oneida, New York, United States
(315) 363-2978
Friday
30
July

Visitation

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
Ironside Funeral Home, Inc.
342 Main Street
Oneida, New York, United States
315-363-2978
Friday
30
July

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
Ironside Funeral Home Inc
342 Main Street
Oneida, New York, United States
(315) 363-2978
Friday
30
July

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
Ironside Funeral Home, Inc.
342 Main Street
Oneida, New York, United States
315-363-2978