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Barry Bernard Pylant

October 3, 1954 — September 10, 2020

Barry Bernard Pylant

Barry Bernard Pylant, 65 of Fayetteville, NC passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Highsmith-Rainey Hospital.

Born on October 3rd, 1954 to Minor Bernard And Jeanne Pylant. He was a graduate of 71st High School in 1972.

He was called the Fishin’ Musician by many because he was an amazing keyboard player and fisherman.

He taught his son to fish at an early age and going fishing was a special bond they always shared. Barry first played in public at the age of 14 with a band called Stonehouse. He played with the Drifters on 3 Global tours and also toured with Leon Russel. He also wrote songs on multiple albums. Barry loved playing the blues and had an amazing soulful bluesy singing voice.

He loved going camping, riding his Harley, telling jokes, catching largemouth bass, the Vikings football team, and most importantly spending time with his family and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Minor Bernard Pylant.

Barry is survived by his mother- Jeanne Pylant; Son- Paul Pylant (Wife- Kristi Pylant); Sister- Sher Blasingame (Husband- Dennis Blasingame); Grandchildren- Cody Conley, Katelynn Pylant, Paul Pylant, Robert Cartwright, Timothy Cartwright ; Nephews- Harley Blasingame, Zachary Blasingame.

A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service Chapel.

The family will receive friends one-hour prior.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service and Crematory, of Fayetteville, NC.

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Past Services


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Falcon Memorial Cemetery

Brooks St, Falcon, NC 28342

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service

610 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC 28301

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