KETR Local
9:59 am
Thu March 9, 2006

Service tomorrow for Commerce man

Commerce – Services are tomorrow for Barry Willbern of Commerce. 73-year-old Willbern suffered a fall from a building in Commerce and died over the weekend. Willbern was recently honored by A&M-Commerce for the sculpture he created that has become a landmark on campus. The Arch was created in 1974 and sits near the Ferguson Social Sciences building and the Hall of Sciences.

A memorial service is scheduled for tomorrow at 11am at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home, with visitation beginning at 10am.

Memorials may be made through Texas A&M University-Commerce Art Excellence Fund.