Lynn – William T. Barron, III, 79, of Lynn, passed away Sunday evening at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, following a brief illness. He was the husband of Maria (Gilbert) Hicks-Barron.

William was born in March 27, 1943, in Malden, son of the late William T. Barron, Jr. and Gertrude (Snowden) Barron. He was raised and educated in Malden, continuing his education at Boston State College, graduating in 1979, with a Master’s Degree in Education.

Prior to his retirement, he was school teacher for the City of Malden, he was also a Tai Chi Instructor, which he was still practicing up until recently. He was a strong man of faith, serving as Chairman of the Deacon Board at the Zion Church Ministries in Everett and living by one of his favorite quotes “Jesus loves me this I know because the Bible tells me so.” Aside from being a faithful disciple and member of Zion Church Ministries, he was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

Besides his loving wife, Maria, he is survived by his children, Jeanelle, Angeliquc, Antoinette, Deidra and stepson, David, 6 grandchildren; a brother, Henry Barron and his wife, Fran, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation was held on February 27 at the Zion Church Ministries in Everett. Burial followed in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.

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