Barry Richardson Passes away

by mrmatiesto 207 replies
Hi All

At around 7 am this morning a dear friend and business partner of mine passed away. Barry Richardson was know on the forum as a nice guy and he will be missed. Its strange that just 3 weeks ago Barry asked me if I would help his wife Martha with his business if anything ever happened to him.

I wanted to let everyone know of his passing and that at this time the cause of death isn't known he will undergo an autopsy later today. When I have more news I will let you know.

Please if you know Barry be kind enough not to fill his email with condolences right away. Allow Martha a couple of days to get herself together. I will be helping her with Barry's business as soon as she is able to devote some time to it.

Barry was one of my best friends and I will miss him dearly. If you have questions you can write me and I will do my best to answer you quickly.

I will be setting up some kind of fund on behalf of Martha in the near future if you are so inclined to help.

This is a shock and when I got the word about and hour after his passing I was stunned and I will be doing all I can to help Martha.

I will post back here as soon as I have more news.
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Thanks to Ryan Bessling who has setup a donation page for Barry's family.
If you would like to help out here is the link all proceeds go direct to the family. Donations Here


Jim Miller
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  • Profile picture of the author Loren Woirhaye
    I'm sorry to learn that. Barry was a vigorous contributor here.
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    • Profile picture of the author CmdrStidd
      While I am too new to this forum to recognize the name, I do understand what it is to lose a loved one suddenly like that. My prayers go out to the family. It is a great thing to see that you are willing to help his wife with the business. I know she appreciates it.

      I, too, will watch for any fundraising and give as I can. As always, I stand ready to serve.
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  • Profile picture of the author spraven
    Jim

    I just got off the phone with Martha. Barry has been a very dear friend to us over the past few years, and this is a great loss for everyone who knew him.

    Martha is at a complete loss. If we could get a list of people who did work for Barry it would help.

    Jim, give a yell and I will do everything I can to help. Barry did the same for me when Scott got sick.

    I know Barry had been having a slump in his business just like a lot of us, so Martha is going to have a lot of bills that she will not be able to handle right now.

    Sharlene
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  • Profile picture of the author R Hagel
    Wow -- I also didn't personally know Barry, but I certainly saw him around this forum and elsewhere. Rest in peace, Barry... and comfort to Martha.

    Becky
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Thank you all for you kind posts.

    Barry was a great guy and helped a lot of people.
    I will post what news I get as soon as it comes in.

    I know Barry had a lot of friends on here and on behalf
    of his wife Martha we thank you.

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author John Taylor
    What sad news.

    Barry was one of the most helpful and friendly
    veteran Warriors and he quietly helped a
    significant number of people.. mostly behind
    the scenes.

    He'll be missed and his family will be very much
    in my thoughts and prayers.

    John
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  • Profile picture of the author BrianMcLeod
    This is terrible news. I've enjoyed Barry's posts on the forum over the years.

    Please count me in for anything that I can do to help. I feel terrible for his wife.

    When my dad died unexpectedly I was the one who had to make sense of everything with no way to ask what was what and what was where and it's unbelievably difficult to deal with --- even as you cope with the tremendous loss.

    I'd be honored to offer my support, services, whatever might ease that burden for his wife. Just ask.

    RIP Barry.

    Brian
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    • Profile picture of the author Barbara Eyre
      While I do not recognize the name offhand, from the sound of it, Barry was one of the good guys and that he'll be missed by many.

      Please let us know what we can do for Martha and the family. Like you said, the bills will be coming fast and furious within the next month or so. No matter one's financial situation, they can be a heavy burden when you are in the grieving process. Let's help her out!
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      • Profile picture of the author Bayou
        What terrible, sad news. Although I never knew Barry personally, I heard a lot about him and enjoyed reading his posts and emails. He will be sorely missed. My condolences to Martha and the family.

        Please count me in Jim to any fund raising that you do.
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  • Profile picture of the author A8ch
    My sincerest condolences to Barry's family and friends.
    Losing a loved one is an event that's never easy to come
    to grips with and I offer a prayer for his survivors.

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  • Profile picture of the author Lens Magician
    Barry was so alive - I have been a list subscriber of Barry's for a long time. Hopefully Martha will be able to keep things going with your help Jim.

    Keep us posted and let us all know what can be done to help.
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  • Profile picture of the author JasonParker
    I'm really sorry to hear that Jim.

    I didn't know Barry all that well, but I was just talking to him on Skype earlier this week. He seemed like he was just living another day... nothing abnormal at all.

    My heart goes out to his family in dealing with everything.

    Originally Posted by mrmatiesto View Post

    Hi All

    At around 7 am this morning a dear friend and business partner of mine passed away. Barry Richardson was know on the forum as a nice guy and he will be missed. Its strange that just 3 weeks ago Barry asked me if I would help his wife Martha with his business if anything ever happened to him.

    I wanted to let everyone know of his passing and that at this time the cause of death isn't known he will undergo an autopsy later today. When I have more news I will let you know.

    Please if you know Barry be kind enough not to fill his email with condolences right away. Allow Martha a couple of days to get herself together. I will be helping her with Barry's business as soon as she is able to devote some time to it.

    Barry was one of my best friends and I will miss him dearly. If you have questions you can write me and I will do my best to answer you quickly.

    I will be setting up some kind of fund on behalf of Martha in the near future if you are so inclined to help.

    This is a shock and when I got the word about and hour after his passing I was stunned and I will be doing all I can to help Martha.

    I will post back here as soon as I have more news.

    Jim Miller
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  • Profile picture of the author immick
    So sorry to hear this. I did not know this person, but what is ironic is that this morning I received an email promoting one of his special offers which I purchased.

    Unfortunately the download link did not work and I was not able to get my purchase.

    Two things this points out to all of us;

    First, once again a reminder that life is special yet fragile and none of us know how long we will be in this place.

    Second, from a business perspective, we need to think of continuity of our own businesses and get our family involved at least on the backend whenever possible.
    This is something I have personally neglected.

    Mick
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    • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
      Mick

      Please don't worry about your purchase I will be sure you get the download or a refund.

      Thanks to all of you who have posted I will let you know as soon as I can what progress has been made in finding out the cause of Barrry's death.

      I am sure Martha will feel better knowing that so many of you cared enough to post bak here and as I said before if you need help please contact me at the email address in my original post on here. I can't make you any promises that I will have all the answers but I will do my best to help if I can.

      Thank you all

      Jim

      Originally Posted by immick View Post

      So sorry to hear this. I did not know this person, but what is ironic is that this morning I received an email promoting one of his special offers which I purchased.

      Unfortunately the download link did not work and I was not able to get my purchase.

      Two things this points out to all of us;

      First, once again a reminder that life is special yet fragile and none of us know how long we will be in this place.

      Second, from a business perspective, we need to think of continuity of our own businesses and get our family involved at least on the backend whenever possible.
      This is something I have personally neglected.

      Mick
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      • Profile picture of the author immick
        Originally Posted by mrmatiesto View Post

        Mick

        Please don't worry about your purchase I will be sure you get the download or a refund.

        Thanks to all of you who have posted I will let you know as soon as I can what progress has been made in finding out the cause of Barrry's death.

        I am sure Martha will feel better knowing that so many of you cared enough to post bak here and as I said before if you need help please contact me at the email address in my original post on here. I can't make you any promises that I will have all the answers but I will do my best to help if I can.

        Thank you all

        Jim
        Hey Jim,

        I wasn't worried about the purchase, just found it ironic to have received an email for one of his offers this morning.
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  • Profile picture of the author David_Thompson
    Hey Jim,

    you know barry was one of my good IM friends this is heart breaking news...

    Jim please pass on my sincerest condolences to Barry's wife and family...

    It's a sad day

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  • Profile picture of the author jasondinner
    Damn, another fallen soldier. WTF is going on???

    That's 2 in the last few weeks.

    I'll say a prayer for his family. I know what it's like to lose someone so close so sudden.

    It's not cool.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ken Reno
    I'm in shock to hear this...

    Barry was one of the few people online I can always count on. He's worked for me and we've partnered on many projects over the last 6 years...a more dedicated person you wont find...

    I'm at a loss...

    Barry, I love you brother, and you will be missed, and never forgotten.
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  • Profile picture of the author graphicsgenie
    I have worked with Barry a few times and there aren't many people who I would say I'd enjoyed working with more, a great guy and he will be sorely missed.

    My condolences to his family,

    Darren
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    • Profile picture of the author KatheLucas
      Hey Jim,

      Thanks for keeping us up to date. As with the others, i'm in total shock since I just talked with him late last night. Oddly, I felt something was wrong then, but didn't press him.

      PLEASE do let me know how I can help in any manner here, Jim.

      My condolences to Martha, and to everybody that knew him as many of us did.

      All My Best,

      Kathe

      (Jim I'll email you my phone number, just in case)
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  • Profile picture of the author Jason James
    Another reminder that life is not guarantee and things and people can be taken away from us at a moments notice... Rest in peace Barry.
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  • Profile picture of the author Didier Faucher
    I didn't know him well, but I felt connected with him.

    I'm very sad this evening.

    Rest in peace my friend.

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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Hill
    My sincerest condolences to the Richardson family and all who knew him.

    Barry helped me when I first got started in Internet Marketing in 2004 and gave me
    my first hosting reseller account. He was always going out of his way to help as many
    people as he could.

    He will be missed

    Mike Hill

    PS. A shock to say the least...
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris Lockwood
    Very sad news- did not really know him personally, but have bought from him and seen him around here and other places online.

    Who was the other person who was lost recently? I must have missed that news.
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  • Profile picture of the author gohrayson
    My condolences to Martha... So sad to lose Barry although I don't know him personally. Wish him peace and I hope Martha can be strong. That's very sad news

    *SIGH*

    Peace.

    Rayson
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  • Profile picture of the author Willie Crawford
    Hi Jim,

    Barry was a great guy and will be missed.

    It's good that you are there to help Martha
    unravel things. Let us know how we can
    help.

    Martha and family are in our prayers.

    willie
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  • Profile picture of the author EdmundLoh
    Hey Guys,

    I've not been back at the forums as of lately due to my schedule. However when Chris Lockwood tweeted about Barry Richardson passing away, I had to find out.

    I read some replies. Some were not acquainted with Barry but like Jim Miller, Richard Wing, Ken Reno, and many other folks, I have done business with Barry for a few years - back in 2005 in fact.

    It's a pity I had never had a chance to meet him in person (I kept postponing plans to visit the US). But his sudden passing without notice is too much a shock for myself to handle.

    As someone who have done business with Barry, getting in touch with him via MSN and email, Barry is a nice business person and a good customer of mine. Like David Thompson, Barry had been a trustworthy ad swap partner too.

    Of course, there is more to a person than just through the business channel. I am deeply saddened by his sudden passing and this again, is a reminder that life on Earth isn't everlasting.

    I am also sure that many other people who have done business or known Barry personally will step forth with a glowing testimonial to his character when he was alive. While I don't know how Barry has passed away, I am certain that a good man like him is in a better place now.

    God be with him. R.I.P.

    -- Edmund Loh

    P.S. My sincerest condolences to Barry's family. It must be hard for them to take it, and I hope that they stay strong.
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  • Profile picture of the author icyguy
    Shocked.. that's what I Felt. When I did my first sale.. he was the one who was giving me a great correction about my grammar. Without him saying to me frankly, I would never ever.. learn the word improving. My deepest condolences for family that is in mourning... He is one of the best person in IM scene that was so sincere and honest.

    So long my good friend... Peace
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  • Profile picture of the author Joel O
    Barry was one of the kindest marketers I knew. I was fortunate enough to meet him a few years ago at a JV Alert Live seminar, and he even remembered that I did some work for him a few years before that (which I had forgotten about).

    Since then we had helped each other out a few times and I looked forward to meeting him again.

    He will be sadly missed.
    My condolences to Martha and the rest of the family.


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    • Profile picture of the author bizaddy
      I'll definitely miss Barry. One of the good guys.

      Joining the others in prayers and condolences.

      Jim, when the time is right, please let us know what can be done to help the family.

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  • Profile picture of the author rocketgirl
    So sorry to hear this. Didn't know him personally but he contributed so much to this forum. My prayers are with his family.

    He will be missed.

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  • Profile picture of the author gonefishing
    I am so so....sorry to here about this......

    I loved chatting with Barry ....He was so funny and a great joker, full of laughs...
    And a great person to ask for help, always there for a reply.....He was a beta tester for me and always had the greatest ideas/suggestions for improvements...

    YOU WILL BE MISSED MY FRIEND - Rest In Peace.....

    Martha we are here for you..... Your are Not a lone......

    God Bless The Richardson Family....

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  • Profile picture of the author Jared Alberghini

    Rest In Peace Barry, you sure will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Jim, as many people also mentioned, just let me know if Martha needs any help/support.

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  • Profile picture of the author mccflo99
    Rest in peace Barry.

    So sudden. Me and you just connected on Facebook last week.

    I'll say a prayer for your family brother. Keep on rockin'

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  • Profile picture of the author Craig McPherson
    Bazza will be sorely missed.
    He was a true warrior and a genuinely great guy.

    RIP Baz
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    • Profile picture of the author blujam
      It's a tragedy, any time a Warrior passes away,
      my condolences to the family, and friends...
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  • Profile picture of the author CPA
    R.I.P

    I surely didn't know him.

    But its sad. It really is. If Martha needs any help at all I am willing to help her.

    If she needs financial help then I suggest we all gather and donate... we can figure out something. I am willing to do so.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tim Whiston
    This is really shocking. I didn't even know Barry was ill.

    He was a nice guy and a smart businessman.

    I knew you guys were friends Jim and I am very sorry for your loss.
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  • Profile picture of the author DiamondPed

    I am VERY sorry to hear of Barry's passing.

    It is never an easy time for friends & family, but some comfort may be given from the many postings here.

    Jim maybe you could organise something like Big Mike did for a fellow Warrior a few months ago ie peopel who have been helped by Barry could donate some services & or products to the Warrior community to but & the proceeds could go to Martha to help with the many expenses she will have.

    I did not know Barry personally, but would be willing to help in any way I could.

    This is a great, caring community, let's get something going ..... please.
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    • Profile picture of the author Floyd Fisher
      Originally Posted by DiamondPed View Post



      I am VERY sorry to hear of Barry's passing.

      It is never an easy time for friends & family, but some comfort may be given from the many postings here.

      Jim maybe you could organise something like Big Mike did for a fellow Warrior a few months ago ie peopel who have been helped by Barry could donate some services & or products to the Warrior community to but & the proceeds could go to Martha to help with the many expenses she will have.

      I did not know Barry personally, but would be willing to help in any way I could.

      This is a great, caring community, let's get something going ..... please.
      Here's an idea:

      Someone put links to Barry's goods for sale in this thread, and let's all buy from him.

      Would that be against the rules?
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  • Profile picture of the author Sandor Verebi
    Jim,

    Socked to hear this. I wasn't enough lucky to know him personally, but made some business with him last year. Barry was a helpful and generous fellow Warrior.

    We made some email exchange and the last was at 11-30-2008. Barry said he feels not so good himself at that time. Later our dialogue interrupted because of my long hospital treatment.

    Barry's decent personality will be missed. His family is in my prayers.

    Rest In Peace Barry Richardson.

    Jim if I can help in something then I'm here.

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  • Profile picture of the author Stephen Luc
    Wow I'm shocked; sad news. Prayers for his family. I remember when I began using the warrior forum back in early 2006, had communicated with barry over the years. He was a great guy and great internet marketer and will surely be missed. Thanks Jim for keeping us in the loop.
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    • Profile picture of the author Kevin Riley
      Damn. Barry was always there on the RAP Skype. What a shocker.

      My condolences to the Richardson family, and you Jim for losing a friend.
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    • Profile picture of the author Rodger Hyatt
      I was just talking to a good friend of mine... Ryan Bessling called me up to tell me about this.

      It's very sad..

      All of us in the biz, weather we like it or not are all kinda like a family, and too see one pass on is saddening.

      If there is anything I can do to help (fund raising thing) please let me know?
      rodgerhyatt @ gmail . com

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    • Profile picture of the author Aurelius Tjin
      this is sad news :-(

      I was not close with him but we have worked together in the past.

      Rest in peace.
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    • Profile picture of the author gina.gaudio-graves
      Hi Jim:

      I was so sorry to hear about Barry's passing yesterday. I feel so bad for Martha. She's certainly going to need help in the coming days, weeks, and months! It's great that you'll be there for her.

      Barry was a great guy and a real friend to so many. I hope that all those he has touched over the years remember to repay his service by being there for you and Martha as you try to get through this tough time. Please count me in if there's anything that I can do to help! I know that a number of my students are using your's and Barry's hosting and I'm telling them to just sit tight while you get through this tough time.

      If I can do anything, please just give me a call. I'll PM my phone number to you just in case you need it.

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  • Profile picture of the author J. Barry Mandel
    Damn! He posted a lot and seemed to be a very nice person. I think we exchanged a few

    Hopefully you can help his wife to run his business Jim, that was very kind of you.

    Sorry to hear this, he will be missed by many.
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  • Profile picture of the author SharynP
    Shocking and sad news, almost unbelievable
    Very Very upsetting, poor wife
    For me he will live on as I just subscribed this morning to
    one of his lists, "Marketers Immortality" you could say.
    Please put me on a list to assist in any way I can
    to ensure that Martha is supported.
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  • Profile picture of the author Norma Holt
    While I don't recall Barry I am very sorry to hear this news. It is always sad when a Warrior passes over and the forum is a lesser place because of it. My sympathy to all who knew him and will feel the effects of his loss.

    God bless

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  • Profile picture of the author bradleynsmith
    This is such sad news, and I will miss Barry's contribution to IM as well as just "being there".

    Barry was always approachable.
    You could always count on him.
    And he was always there ...

    I remember how he put a ton of effort into promoting Easter JV 2006, and got in the top 5.
    And he also talked about his retirement from work to go full time into IM.
    That seems like only yesterday.

    See you Bazza, we will all miss you deeply.

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  • Profile picture of the author RebeccaL
    Very sad to hear and quite startling since his last post here was only yesterday.
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  • Profile picture of the author John M Kane
    My condolences Jim.

    He was fortunate to have you as a friend.
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    • Profile picture of the author Shannon Herod
      Rest in peace Barry.

      My prayers and thoughts go out to your family during this trying time.


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  • Profile picture of the author SharynP
    As a reality check, how many hours do you sit in front of a computer?
    I could fly to England and back every day!
    So, maybe, we should all remember to get away from the desk every hour or so.
    Barry will want us to look after ourselves better I think.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Fullman
    G'Night Baz.

    You're clearly a dear, sweet man. Thanks for enriching so many lives.

    My deepest sympathy to Martha, and family.

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  • Profile picture of the author Justin Michie
    Wow, I'm sorry to hear that.

    I didn't know Barry too well, but had several email exchanges with him over the last year. He was a standup guy and a great Warrior.

    He'll be in our thoughts and prayers.

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    May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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    • Profile picture of the author Adeel_Chowdhry
      I just got the news..

      Sincere condolences to his family.

      It will be a tough time...I hope they get through it.

      Kindest regards,
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    • Profile picture of the author Jeremy Gatica
      My condolences to his family, Barry was very quick to help me when I first started using an autoresponder and was using his replybots service, when I switched over to aweber, He kindly gave me an offer to try his total marketer service.

      He was always quick to answer any questions I had he will be missed.

      Losing 2 people close to me in the past year, I feel for his family my prayers are with them.

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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hello Everyone

    I just got off the phone with Martha she has not heard for the doctor who is doing the autopsy so right now Barry's cause of death is a mystery.

    Please let me take a moment here to speak my mind if you don't mind.

    Barry was a true friend and he helped me as well as others get started as marketers. In all the years that I have known him we never missed a day of talking with each other. You get to know a person after talking with them over a long period of time and I guess we just hit it off from the start. Barry had been in marketing since 96 and was willing to help most anyone that asked.

    I know a lot of you knew Barry as long or maybe even longer than I did but his passing is like losing a brother to me as we became close friends over the years. I want to thank each of you personally for your comments and for your prayers.

    This is kind of hard on me even though we were not related as family members but Barry was considered a part of my family and we at times had to lean on one another.

    I will miss him and his great attitude toward helping others. I made him a promise that I intend to keep and I appreciate everything you fellow warriors said and offered to do.

    I can't speak personally for Martha but I am sure she feels the same toward each of you.

    I will try my best to keep you informed of what is going on and when I get some figures together I will let you know how you can help if you want to.

    Thanks to you all and may God bless each of you.

    Jim
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    • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
      Jim, thank you for the update and sorry to hear about this. The Warrior forum has lost another great one. Rest in peace Barry.

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    Rest in Peace, Big Guy!
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeAmbrosio
    Wow, what a shock. My condolences to Martha and all of Barry's friends and family.

    Like many others here, I didn not know him personally, but we have traded emails and PM's on more than a few occassions. He was a true inspiration.

    Rest in Peace.
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  • Profile picture of the author WilsonA
    I didn't know Barry personally but kindly pass my condolences to his wife and family

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  • Profile picture of the author James Brown
    Very sad news to hear this... Barry was always the first guy to jump on a JV of mine, and always helpful with his hosting & fixing up any of my sites. He will be sorely missed. My condolences to the Richardson family.
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    I'm very sorry to hear this news. Condolences to Barry's family and friends.

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  • Profile picture of the author DougBarger
    I'm so sorry. Barry had worked so hard on his totalmarketer

    and I had talked with many whom were using that as their solution.

    I had heard he was always willing to help those with tight budgets when he could.

    I trust he is resting in a much better place in heaven now

    and can't wait to see him when I get there too.

    Let's continue to pray that God will comfort Martha and family and friends

    with the overflowing peace of God that passes understanding.

    Barry was a light and still is. His kindness will be remembered and known again.

    Thank you Jim for the update.
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  • Profile picture of the author Louis Raven
    Me and Barry helped build each others Twitter following. God bless you bro.

    Here's to the Warrior spirit.

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  • Profile picture of the author SharynP
    I wonder if his profile may be left up?
    Would be nice to keep the memories on the forum.
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  • Profile picture of the author Keith Gilbert
    I didn't know him but we PM'd a few times. He seemed like a great guy. My prayers are with his family.
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  • Profile picture of the author babarapho
    This is really shocking and painfull. Rest in peace Barry.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Albert
    I just got the news..

    Rest in peace Barry.
    My prayers and thoughts go out to your family during this trying time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joe Gilharry
    Sup Everyone,

    This is really sad to hear.

    R.I.P To Barry

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  • Profile picture of the author Ken Reno
    While there will be several fund raising efforts, I'm asking that anyone who can, please send a direct contribution to Barry's paypal email address:

    sales@easytoolbox.com

    This way his family can get it immediately...

    Thank you,
    Ken


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    Payment Sent (Unique Transaction ID #5U089455W08788940)

    Sent to:
    Barry Richardson
    Email:
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    Amount sent:
    -$500.00 USD
    Fee:
    $0.00 USD
    Total:
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    Date:
    Mar. 7, 2009
    Time:
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    Status:
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    Barry will be missed. I know he believed in the Lord, so he has gone home to meet Him. God Bless you Martha, we are here for you.
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    • Profile picture of the author Stephen Luc
      Originally Posted by Ken Reno View Post

      Barry will be missed. I know he believed in the Lord, so he has gone home to meet Him. God Bless you Martha, we are here for you.
      I did not know that Barry was a believer, but I can see it through the way he lived his life the way he did as a marketer and I'm glad he is with the Lord.

      Originally Posted by mrmatiesto View Post

      We should all let Barry's example stand as a guide for us in our business and life. Donate here: Barry Richardson Tribute Thanks Jim
      Thanks Jim for the link. Will be sending something through.

      God Bless,
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      • Profile picture of the author Martha Richardson
        Hello All,

        This is Martha. Thank you all for your support, prayers, and you willingness to help me in this terrible time. I know some of you by name, some I know more than that. I am very moved by the donations, thank you all so much! As you know Barry was a kind, honest and always willing to help anyone who needed it and it shows by all these post that he wasn't like that just with me but with everyone.

        Our poor Beagles just aren't sure what to do, they know something is different because "Daddy" isn't here and they go to the bedroom to look for him. I wish I could explain why Daddy isn't here but I don't understand it either and I want him here too. We only got to spend 9 years together, in fact Nov was our anniversary. I never reqretted me moving from the state of California to Missouri to marry a man I had met online in a chat room. It was risky for both of us but we knew it was right.

        thanks again,

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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbessling
    "In Memory of Barry Richardson"

    I have created a PayPal Donation button using Barry's PayPal email.
    All donations will go directly to Barry's wife Martha to help out with expenses.
    You can donate any amount you can afford.
    All donations are welcome!

    barryrichardsontribute.com

    Thank you!
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    • Profile picture of the author Francois du_Toit
      I am really shocked at the news and at a loss for words...

      My prayers are with his family in this difficult time.


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  • Profile picture of the author SharynP
    Barry Richardson Tribute Fund
    May I suggest that Jim edits his first post to include the link, if he hasn't already?
    Money won't bring him back, but it surely shows we care.
    Thanks for setting this up Ryan.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hello Everyone

    I just woke up and came in to check the posts here and I am so very glad to see that so many of you have left a message. I want to thank Ryan for setting up the fund page Martha I am sure she will be grateful.

    I had intended to this myself and maybe should have done that first but I was kind of numb yesterday and I am still in a bit of a quandry as its hard to believe my best friend has passed so suddenly.

    I will speak with Martha today and try to find out exactly the cause of Barry's death. I am sure Barry would appreciate the outpouring of love and friendship you all have shown thus far.

    As soon as I have some news I will let you know. Thanks again Ryan and I have put a link in my original post.

    Jim Miller Barry Richardson Tribute
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  • Profile picture of the author Suthan M
    What !! Seriously.. Man, i was talking to him, just recently and he was all fine.. In act, we just did a swap together, and we had another planned out.. No wonder i didnt get any email back from him on the latest news.

    This is a VERY SAD news. :-( i just lost a good online buddy...

    My condolences for the family

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  • Profile picture of the author Chuck Evans
    Condolences to a fellow "Missouri Mule" I had spoken with Barry in the past about his products and he seemed very knowledgeable and passionate about his work. His willingness and dedication to share with others will be missed!

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  • Profile picture of the author Craig Kaiser
    To say I'm shocked is an understatement. I talked to Barry often on Skype and we were going to do some projects together in a few weeks.

    Barry helped me whenever I needed it. Freely gave his advice and helped me get JV partners. I was looking forward to meeting him in person someday soon.

    I feel like I've lost a good friend. I'm really at a loss for words. I will miss him.

    Craig Kaiser
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hi Everyone

    I have received a few private messages from those concerened about their business that they have using Barry's Total Marketer System. Please don't worry about this as Martha intends to continue to keep things up and running.

    I do ask that you if you have further questions please direct them to me because Martha has her hands full and untill she has had time to recover from the loss I will do my best to handle any of your concerns.

    You can contact me at my regular email address jfmiller@maine.rr.com

    I will answer all emails as fast as possible. http://barryrichardsontribute.com/

    Thanks
    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author Ross Dalangin
    My condolences to the Richardson family. I was really shocked, I've seen he posted joint venture requests an hour before he died. So my assumption is, he is inside warrior forum the time he leave us.

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  • Profile picture of the author jhongren
    Hi,

    Im really shocked and saddened when I saw this....

    I do regularly skype Barry for advice and we did a few ad swaps. He is really a nice friend and very helpful too.

    My condolence to his family.

    => http://barryrichardsontribute.com/

    John
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  • Profile picture of the author wizcom
    I'm not in the same league as most of you guys, but I first dealt with Barry many years ago when I bought one of his offers and there was a minor Paypal messup. He made it right and then some. Since then, I've read his posts and occasionally sent him a one or 2 line email - nothing major. But more importantly, he made me realize that there are real people behind the autoresponders. And the people have real families and friends. And most of the people are good, like Barry was.

    When you look at the comments here and the people making them, it reads like a who's who in IM. I think it shows what a great man he was even for someone like me. I only hope that I personally can me of that caliber.

    RIP Barry

    Howard
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  • Profile picture of the author CPA
    I donated a little because I withdrew all but will donate again to Martha in a couple of days.
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  • Profile picture of the author NicheProf
    Just awoke to the news that fellow Missourian, Internet Marketer and virtual friend Barry Richardson had been taken from all unexpectedly.

    My sincerest condolences to the Richardson family and all who knew him.

    Barry was an example of one man who took his time here on Earth to prove what one man's life could be worth. It was worth much our friend. Some might even say that your contributions were priceless.

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  • Profile picture of the author John Rogers
    What shocking news. Blessings to Barrry's family during their time of mourning and sorrow.

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  • Profile picture of the author kenetrix
    I'm very sad to hear of Barry's passing. I have been a subscriber and customer of his for years.

    My heartfelt condolences to the Martha and the entire Richardson family.

    May they all find some comfort in knowing how well he was loved by all of his subscribers and fellow warriors.

    Rest in peace, Barry.

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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hi

    I just got off the phone with Martha. She had a rough night as would be expected. She is very grateful for all your love and generosity. Martha says thank you all and I thank you as well.

    I am sorry to say there is no news yet about the cause of death yet but Martha says as soon as she knows she will contact me and I will come on here and let you know.

    This is a time of confusion not just for Martha and me but for those of you who cared about Barry also. I like others can only hope that I will be remembered for my good works as much as Barry has.

    We should all let Barry's example stand as a guide for us in our business and life.

    Donate here: Barry Richardson Tribute

    Thanks
    Jim
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    • Profile picture of the author mikegates
      Wow - I just heard the news. I never knew Barry personally but was on his list and had bought from him before.

      He was obviously a great man, and left his mark on this world with his kindness and humor.

      My prayers to Martha and the rest of the Richardson family.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rodger Hyatt
    I never knew the guy, but still feel a loss..

    I feel for Martha in many ways, so much pain, and so much to tackle on her own.

    Nice to see all this help coming, hope it doesn't fade prematurely.

    I did my donation, not much... but all I could squeeze out at the time. Will see how sales go and try again soon.

    Rodger
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  • Profile picture of the author shelcarr
    It is heartbreaking news for those who know and loved Barry.

    I did not have the privilege of knowing Barry personally. I have been a long time subscriber of his and implemented his great knowledge in my online business.

    My heart felt condolences go out to his family and friends in their time of sorrow.

    Barry will be greatly remembered and missed.

    Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help his wife in her time of need. We must rally when a Warrior is down.

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  • Profile picture of the author Paul Duxbury
    I always found Barry insightful and helpful and was saddened to read this news.

    My thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time and may his soul Rest in Peace

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  • Profile picture of the author eCover Palace
    It was with great sadness when I heard about Barry passing away. I was only a subscriber of his, and learnt a great deal from him.

    My thoughts go out to Martha and his family at this sad time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Teresa Coppes
    While I did not know Barry my thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family.
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  • Profile picture of the author LisaPreston
    Barry - what a loss!! I was so shocked when I heard about this... I had spoken to him only a couple of days ago, and now to never hear that cheerful, funny voice again... WOW, how tragic.
    Sincerest condolences to his wife... and if she needs any additional assistance, don't hesitate to ask.

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    • Profile picture of the author ced28
      Just got the news, I'm in shock.

      I d'ont know Barry personally but I have bought from him many time and always
      enjoy the emails I receive from Him as a subscriber.

      My most sincere condolences to the family.

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  • Profile picture of the author Gerry Humphrey
    I am shocked and saddened at the news.

    I have known Barry about 5 years now.

    He was always a kind, generous, helpful person.

    We were working on one project together and planning a couple more this week to help me get back on my feet.

    He made time for everyone. He was also a very courteous man. When I lost my job, he didn't get on my case about not being able to pay for my hosting bill, he instead said pay it when I can. He knew the value of people was greater than the value of money.

    While I wish we had the chance to continue working together, I would rather just have the chance to hear his voice on Skype. =/

    Barry, I know I said Thanks before...but it still was not enough.

    Thank you for being my friend.

    Sincerely,

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  • Profile picture of the author Kim Standerline
    I'm in absolute shock,

    Barry was one of the first people to help with advice etc when I very first set up my membership sites back in 2005, in fact I've been hosting with him ever since that time. He was an invaluable source of inspiration

    We've lost another wonderful Warrior

    Kim
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  • Profile picture of the author Barbara Wilson
    I'm so sorry to hear of Barry's passing. Condolences to Martha and his family and many friends.
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  • Profile picture of the author infinite
    Hi Jim

    Please pass on my sincere condolences to Martha. This is very sad and shocking news indeed.

    I have personally worked with Barry in the past and we often chatted for hours on Skype about online business in general. He was a top bloke and will be sadly missed in the IM community. I will always remember him as being someone you could count on - dependable, very capable and a good all round guy.

    If I can help in any way - just let me know.

    Best regards,

    Aaron Leighton
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  • Profile picture of the author Kevin Birch
    What a shame.

    I did business with Barry every month and when things got tough, he was so understanding when others would have pulled the plug without asking questions.

    Thinking of his wife and family.

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  • Profile picture of the author Michelle Brouse
    Awww,

    This was quite sad to hear this morning. I'm so sorry to hear of this loss. Barry and I knew each other enough for me to be quite shocked, and it's so weird to think he's not just a Skype away.

    I don't even know what to say, other than I'll be doing some linking today. I also have a nice idea that might help pull some money in for Martha. As others have said here, please let me know if there is anything I can do - I'd be more than happy to help out anywhere needed.

    In Loving Memory:
    Barry Richardson Tribute

    Thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author ECS Dave
    I just replied to Martha's email about her loss...

    I can only hope that she has the support of friends and family
    to help her through her loss and into the future...

    ECS Dave
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  • Profile picture of the author DonTino
    My deepest condolences. i just read Martha'a email to the customers of his company which I am one of. Barry was a great guy always ready to help and I am honestly shocked just like most of us here.

    Much love to Martha and here family and friends.

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    • Profile picture of the author BrianTubbs
      Just want to add my sincere condolences over this tragic news. I was on Barry's list. Didn't know him, but appreciated his advice and input at the WF here.

      My prayers are with the family.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joseph Ratliff
    Barry's affiliate marketing ebook is what got me started online some time ago. I will certainly miss him.
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  • Profile picture of the author BrenOHara
    I was only speaking with Barry a week ago, and I am thoroughly shocked by his passing away.

    I found Barry to be a true gentleman, with a fantastic sense of humor, and I certainly tried to take a leaf from out of his book.

    My deepest sympathies goes to Barry's family and wife Martha at this time. My wife and I will be praying for you.

    Thanks for the memories, and thanks for the guidance Barry.

    Rest In Peace Barry, you will be truly missed.

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  • Profile picture of the author hamot2
    I have been in shock ever since I got Martha's email about 4 hours ago.

    I just talked to Barry on the phone two weeks ago. It seems like every time I would call him or Instant Message with him, he would always offer to help me on projects.

    A few years ago, when I had a falling out with someone who was hosting my websites, I had been instant messaging with Barry talking to him about it, and he IMMEDIATELY offered to move my websites to his servers. He opened up a hosting account for me and helped me move all of the accounts over to it during a time when I did not know how to do such things. At the time, I asked him how much it was per month, and he said not to worry about it at the moment. I was relieved, because I was going through a divorce at the time and really couldn't afford much. He basically rescued my IM business and probably didn't even know it. I owe a LOT to Barry for what he has done for me.

    Now that I am remarried, I am still hosting with Live Voltage and will continue to do so.

    Carrie and I send our deepest condolances to you, Martha. May God Bless You. You are in our prayers.

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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hello again

    I have spent the afternoon answering emails and private messages from fellow warriors and from those on Barry's lists. A little while ago Martha sent out the news to all of Barry's Aweber list members about what happened. I had her put my email address in the email so people with concerns about their products and accounts could contact me instead of her.

    I want to again say thank you for all the offers of help and for all the denotations that have been made so far. It has been a bit overwhelming answering all the emails and if I missed someone I do apologize it was not on purpose.

    At this point in time the best thing for everyone to do is keep Martha and the family in your thoughts and prayers. If you can get the word out to others that would be a good thing to do and pass on the link to the donation page if you would.

    Barry Richardson Tribute

    I do know that Barry had lost his insurance and had not had a chance to get another policy.

    Barry helped a lot of people while he was alive and now it is our turn to help his family even if it just a small prayer for them.

    Anyone wanting to put together a sale for this cause is welcome to do so and it would take a bit of the stress off of me so I can better help Martha. It is just now really sinking in that this beloved warrior is gone and I want each of you to know I am grateful for all your concern. I thank you and on behalf of Martha we say thank you. Barry"s PayPal address to use for any sales is ( sales@easytoolbox.com )

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author rallenk
    I didn't ever personally meet Barry.

    However, he was an inspiration to me.
    He lived just down the highway about 2 hours
    and we spoke about the Mizzou Tigers a time or two.

    I followed his lead on several product recommendations
    and was never steered wrong.

    The IM community has lost a valuable asset.

    My sympathy goes to Martha and his family

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  • Profile picture of the author agni
    Sorry to hear about Barry's passing. My deepest condolences to Martha and family.
    Rest in Peace Barry.
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    • Profile picture of the author Michael Masade Jr.
      Hi Jim,

      I didn't know Barry, but from the many tributes given on this thread I learn that he was a great guy and valuable asset to the forum.

      My heart goes out to his wife and yourself at this time.

      I have also made a small donation. I hope it helps.

      God bless.

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    • Profile picture of the author Tom Dean
      My deep condolences to Barry's family and friends.

      Barry unselfishly helped me with solid advice many times over the past 4 years in this forum and in the first one I joined.

      Even calling me at home a few years ago to offer advice (to someone who was just a forum acquaintance) on my first membership site.

      He truly enjoyed helping others and will be greatly missed.

      Sincerely,
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  • Profile picture of the author angelbutton11
    I too feel in shock! I am on several of his lists and have bought products from him

    RIP Barry
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  • Profile picture of the author Always-A-Warrior
    A great guy. I remember Barry as a moderator for Instantbuzz back in 2005 and a great help to the IB community.

    You'll be missed my friend.
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  • Profile picture of the author John Derrick
    Oh my gosh! Like everyone else this comes as quite a surprise to me.

    Best Wishes on your journey Barry. My condolences to Martha.
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  • Profile picture of the author turnkeybiz
    From our family to yours a blessing and prayers.

    We have recently done business with Barry and he was always a man of his word.

    There are no words that one can say to make His wife feel better, but all of the words posted here will help I am sure.

    It puts a lot into view for many of us,

    1. take the time to tell your love ones that they are special and how much you care about them.

    2. put your money matters and information down on paper and ensure they know where to find it.

    3. thank god for a great community/family like Warriorfourm to pull together around one of our own.

    It does the heart good to see that a positive man, moved so many positive people, Karma is an amazing thing

    RIP Barry

    God Bless to all

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    • Profile picture of the author goldie22
      I was shocked and saddened to hear of Barry's passing! Although I've never chatted with him or met him in person, I have had hosting with him since about 2005 and he has always tried to get any problems resolved as quickly as possible.

      I have seen a lot of his posts here at the forum and I know he has helped a lot of people! He will be sorely missed by many!

      My thoughts and prayers go out to Martha and her family during this difficult time.

      R.I.P. Barry!

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    Wow. Didn't realise that Barry had passed away until I received an email from another marketer this morning. Although I've never personally met Barry, I've been a subscriber to his emails for some time.

    Sincere condolences to Martha and his family and friends.

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    Sad news!

    My condolences to his family.

    I've had the opportunity to do business with Barry and when I needed advice on something, he came forward to help me.

    Rest in peace Barry! You will be missed!

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    • Profile picture of the author David Canham
      Hi Martha,

      My deepest condolences for your loss and the loss to the IM community. I knew Barry as an affiliate of his during 2007/08 and will miss him greatly. We had a great number of talks about things. May the lord look over you.
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    RIP Barry. You'll be missed. Martha our prayers are with you.
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    • Profile picture of the author Martha Richardson
      Hello all again,

      I have been reading this thread off and on all day, you all have really touch my heart with your posts. I knew Barry helped people but I didn't realize the extent of what he did but that was Barry, not in for praise but because he thought it was important to help when he could and I know he did enjoy helping people make a go at Internet marketing. Thank you so much for the donations, it is greatly appreciated.

      As for the cause of death still no news, I called and only got an answering machine and left a message, will try again tomorrow. I will post as soon as I know something. Sort of feel in limbo not knowing what happened and still feel a little lost but that is to be expected.

      And please do as suggested, make lists of all domains, websites/passwords, people you partner with, etc and keep it somewhere safe and where your loved ones know where it is at, I encouraged Barry to do that but he never got around to it. But the last 6 months I was handling our web hosting accounts and supports tickets so that Barry could concentrate on other matters so that is one thing I will not have to figure out or learn and what I do need to learn will come to me with Jim's help I am sure. Please customers of ours be patient with me, I'm a fast learner and hope to continue the type of service that you have become accustomed to with Barry. Thank you Jim for doing all that you have done so far.

      thanks again all,

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  • Profile picture of the author spraven
    Martha

    I'm sure that no one could ever realize the extent of what Barry did for other people. He went out of his way to help others on a daily basis. As I'm sure you know, he saved my life when Scott got sick and he has been there for us every day for the past 3 years.

    A couple of years ago I nicknamed him "Chief" because I told him he liked acting like the head honcho. He just laughed and told me that as long as I remembered that "chief" knew best, we would work just fine together. LOL

    And he was right, we became good friends. We didn't always agree, sometimes I think he disagreed with me just so we could argue about it. He would always say "Scott would agree with me," and I would say, "Martha should knock you upside the head."

    You have lost a wonderful husband, and we have lost a very dear friend.

    Barry loved you more than anything in the world and Scott and I always got a kick out of the stories he would tell about the two of you....and the beagles.

    Over the last few years Barry has been there for us more than our own family, and now we will do the same for you. You know we are only a phone call away.

    You are in our prayers

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    • Profile picture of the author Martha Richardson
      Aritra,

      I hope I spelled your name right, if not I'm sorry. I understand how you feel. Bear and I love to watch Smoking Gun, Most Daring, Most Shocking and Dirty Jobs together, now those I get to watch alone. He loved when I made the Beagles howl in the house, he loved watching them play together. He was so easy to get along with and the little things I did made him so happy. I miss his laugh, it was always so hearty. Even when we didn't talk but as long as we were in the same room was enough for him. When I went to bed before him because I love to read before sleeping he would say "I will miss you" All those little things that I took for granted because I thought we would be together till we grew old, I will miss the most. I keep telling myself, "no,no,no, this didn't happen. He wasn't suppose to leave me" but I know it did happen and now that he is gone I realized that I loved him more than I thought I did. I know everything he did, he did for us even if that meant sometimes he couldn't watch a movie with me or pay attention to it because he was working on our future. This was his dream, working from home and he worked hard at it and was happy that I was willing and able to learn whatever I could to free up time for him to work on other things. I know I will probably never find another man that will love me as much or like he did. I have been though a lot in my life before meeting Bear and I finally thought, now I've done something right being with Bear, 9 years just wasn't enough.
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      • Profile picture of the author Thomas Belknap
        Originally Posted by Barry Richardson View Post

        Aritra,

        I hope I spelled your name right, if not I'm sorry. I understand how you feel. Bear and I love to watch Smoking Gun, Most Daring, Most Shocking and Dirty Jobs together, now those I get to watch alone. He loved when I made the Beagles howl in the house, he loved watching them play together. He was so easy to get along with and the little things I did made him so happy. I miss his laugh, it was always so hearty. Even when we didn't talk but as long as we were in the same room was enough for him. When I went to bed before him because I love to read before sleeping he would say "I will miss you" All those little things that I took for granted because I thought we would be together till we grew old, I will miss the most. I keep telling myself, "no,no,no, this didn't happen. He wasn't suppose to leave me" but I know it did happen and now that he is gone I realized that I loved him more than I thought I did. I know everything he did, he did for us even if that meant sometimes he couldn't watch a movie with me or pay attention to it because he was working on our future. This was his dream, working from home and he worked hard at it and was happy that I was willing and able to learn whatever I could to free up time for him to work on other things. I know I will probably never find another man that will love me as much or like he did. I have been though a lot in my life before meeting Bear and I finally thought, now I've done something right being with Bear, 9 years just wasn't enough.
        Martha, my heart breaks for you.

        If you need any help running Barry's business or trying to pick up where he left off, you have a family here waiting to help you.

        I am truly sorry but please remember we are here if and when you need help.
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    • Profile picture of the author David Perdew
      My condolences as well...

      Although Barry and I only "spoke" by e-mail, I knew he was a quality guy. It's truly moving to see how people are coming together for a friend in need. That happens a lot here on the warrior forum and in online "rooms" all over the web. That's the blessing of the online community.

      As we remember Barry, please go to the tribute page and make a donation of any size...

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      Loss is traumatic - the fear of financial insecurity can be paralyzing.

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      • Profile picture of the author Frank Bruno
        Barry has worked with me over the last year on some JV's and this is truly sad and unsettiling news to hear that has obviously hit the IM industry pretty hard with a lot of people.

        My thoughts and prayers to you Barry and the loved ones that were left behind as you will be well missed by many people. Rest in peace my friend.

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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hello all.

    I know how shocking this is for everyone and I am sure Barry would want all of you to keep up the good fight and carry on with your journey to success.

    In Martha's post above she thanked me for what I have done so far and that really isn't necessary as what little I have done has been out of love for both Barry and Martha.

    We have been having people contact me with their concerns and questions via my email so as to take some of the burden off Martha. I have received many offers of help and condolences and I want to say thanks to you all.

    I want everyone to rest assured that I will be doing all I can to help Martha get things straightened out with the business and I would ask also that you give us time to set things in order.

    I also want you to know that I am touched by the outpouring of love and caring you all have shown in this trying time. It is truly appreciated.

    I have been a member on this forum since 2006 and I am what you might call a lurker I read a lot of what goes on here but stay pretty quiet.

    I may have to change that and start being more of a help to others in whatever small way I can. I know of or have had dealings with a lot of you in the past and I want you to know I have always felt that this forum was a place to learn and grow and most of all a place where one could come and meet other fine marketers.

    Barry had a lot of irons in the fire so to speak and it will take a bit to learn what all he had planed and was doing.

    Not now but at a later date I will be asking you to contact me with any details of business you might have been planning or working on with Barry and if those plans can be fulfilled we will do our best to carry them out.

    I can't tell you enough how much I really appreciate all the posts here in this thread and it is clear to see that Barry had lot of things he was doing to help some of you. I think far to often we over look how much of an influence we can be to others and far to often we find ourselves thinking of number one first rather than our fellow man.

    Barry wasn't like that. If he could he was always willing to lend a hand to those in need often times being taken advantage of but I never once heard him complain about it.

    I believe that we all need to follow the example left by Barry and put it into effect in our lives. Not looking for the adulation of others and saying look what I have done but by quietly working behind the scenes thus making this world of ours a better place.

    Barry will be missed dearly and it is clear to see that he really cared about his fellow marketers. I for one am a living example of that as it was Barry that gave me my start in the IM world. For that I am truly grateful.

    Please feel free to contact me with your concerns if you need to. PM me here or use the address provided below.

    Thank you all

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author SolomonHuey
    A very sad day. I've never talked to him but I've been on a couple of his lists and always enjoyed what he had to say. You could tell he was one of those people that really cared.

    Just wanted to say best wishes to his family and you can rest easy knowing that he left such a positive influence on so many people. He'll be missed by many

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  • Profile picture of the author Jack Blankenship,RN
    Barry was always very nice to me. I have a reseller account with him and he helped me with technical issues before I knew what cpanel was

    He was always very patient and genuine.

    It was around a month or so ago that I last exchanged emails with him, and as always, he was the consummate professional.

    He will be missed.

    Martha, I offer you my condolences.


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  • Profile picture of the author CPA
    I just found out about his affiliate book.

    Anyone that wants to help can go to Keys to Affiliate Profits - Barry Richardson and take the one time offer too.

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  • Profile picture of the author winner
    I am really in shock! This remembering me how fragility is the human being life.
    Although I've never personally met Barry, just I was in contact with him some days ago and he answering my questions so fast. I am in a lot of his lists and bought products from him.
    Was I big surprise when I read the horrible news.
    My prayers are with Martha and his lovely family.

    R.I.P Barry, you will be missed!

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  • Profile picture of the author Frank Ayres
    That is really sad, i didnt know him personally but the 1st WSO i ever bought was one of his and he always was very helpfull of the WF and gave some great advice.

    My thoughts are with his Family & Friends
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  • Profile picture of the author InternetM39482
    I've never known him or talked to him. But I've witnessed some good contribution from him to this forum, and the news is really very sad.

    My prayers goes to his family and friends.

    "You'll be missed, but never be forgotten"

    Very rightly said.
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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    Barry was a vital reminder of what it is to be a Warrior. I did not know him personally but if Martha reads this I feel it is important for her to know we felt him to be one of the best - his insight and integrity was an important part of the shine of the Warrior spirit and he will be missed.
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  • Profile picture of the author Matthew P. Griffin
    R.I.P. Barry

    One very straight shooter, never violated a single term (and was quick to tell
    me when I did) you could not find a more reputable marketer with a nare one
    blemish on his marketing record. I considered Barry a mentor at times but
    mostly a business associate that I have worked with since I've started online
    marketing.

    To hear of him passing and how it effected me has me considering that maybe
    he was actually a real friend. When someone you've spoken with on a weekly,
    and sometimes daily basis passes, you realize that we as humans cannot inner-
    connect with eachother with out our human nature materializing some sort of
    basic, God given friendship.

    I truly will miss him.

    My prayers go to Marth Richardson....Barry had just been able to finally quit
    his day job and go full time online. Made his first brand new car purchase.
    I can only imagine what type of terror you are faced with Martha, and I commend
    you Mr. Jim Miller for stepping up to the plate to help ease away some of that
    terror for Mrs. Richardson.

    God Bless you both.

    I will contribute when and as much as I can!

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  • Profile picture of the author Texson5
    Hi,

    I have not been active in the forum long enough or often enough to
    have had the chance to know who Berry is.

    But from reading your post Jim I and the many other by those who knew him
    I can only wish I would have had a chance to meet him.

    I will be lifting Martha up in pray as well as the rest of their family and friends.

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  • Profile picture of the author icyguy
    Hi Martha

    Dee here.. Barry has given me a sounding guide and great improvement tips to my ebiz.
    I can never forget to mention his name whenever I am asked about who has inspired you the most? I can say that Barry has inspired me to be a better marketer. He corrected me of my grammar for my first salespage and it was a great insight.

    I want to return the favors. Please do ask me on anything that I can assist you with...
    is not easy what you are going through but the warriors are here to help the warriors' family and make them stand on their two feet. Is the spirit of Barry Richardson's generosity that will live on!

    My deepest condolences to you and your family and poor beagle
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  • Profile picture of the author sylviad
    Has anyone noticed from these posts just how much time Barry spent talking with Warriors on a daily basis? It's amazing that he got anything done at all on his own business. No wonder he didn't have time to organize his business details before his untimely and shocking death. Clearly, his focus was on more important things which, as it happens, will turn out to have been the best use of his time... making friends and helping anyone who crossed his path.

    When I read about his two beagles, a small memory flickered in my brain. I recognize Barry by name, but couldn't quite put my finger on how I knew him. And then it came to me... he offered input when I was launching my dog health package. Unfortunately, my PMs all got deleted when the Forum crashed a few weeks back, so I cannot go back and refresh myself of our conversations. But it probably doesn't really matter. What matters is the feeling he left with me... of a man who cares about people, who loves animals and shares all his knowledge with anyone who needs it.

    It's that attitude of generosity that will enable Martha to overcome those missing business details, because she will have many of Barry's friends to help out. She will not be alone.

    Martha, for a short time at least, you will have Barry watching over you as my partner watched over me early in my grief. My partner in spirit sent me the help I needed when I needed it the most in the first few months after his death. And Barry will do the same for you.

    Sudden death is extremely difficult to accept and comprehend. I hope you get some answers soon.

    My sincerest condolensces to you, your family and your Beagles (for they surely will be suffering too), and to you Jim, for having to bear this difficult transition.

    Sincere regards,
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  • Profile picture of the author Scott Anson
    R.I.P. Barry,

    life is short, too short! I will miss you my friend.
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    • Profile picture of the author rosterling
      This is so sad. If I hadn't gotten busy with other things, on Saturday I was planning to sign up for TotalMarketer. I hope it helps Martha a bit to read how much Barry meant to the IM community. Like everyone here, I have been on a lot of lists and unsubscribed from many. But, I never unsubscribed from Barry's list. Or Jim Miller's for that matter. I had no idea they were best friends. I guess birds of a feather flock together. Rest in Peace, Barry.
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  • Profile picture of the author Carl Hughes
    Martha

    I feel like I have missed out Greatly because I can not say that I knew your husband. I want you to know that you are in my prayers in this difficult time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Davion Wong
    I am really shocked and sadden by the news. I have communicated with this guy for a while and he is a good man. Surely, he will be missed.
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    • Profile picture of the author Charles E. White
      Just the number of people who have written in this thread about how Barry has helped them and what a nice guy he was shows Barry had the True Warrior Spirit not just here in the forum but in life itself.

      Barry will be missed by a lot of people here in the forum and was an asset to us all, not just in his help he gave but in knowing a person like him that actually cared about people and that he wanted to help them.

      Losing a loved one myself after 10 years it is something you never get over and my heart, prayers, and thoughts goes out to Martha and his family.

      They can take your body but never your spirit and kindness from our memories.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hello Everyone,

    Well it is Monday morning here and we hope to get word on the cause of death of Barry today. It is frustrating not knowing what took him from us soon suddenly and way to soon.

    Again I want to thank all of you for your kind words and thoughts and prayers. I will be trying to locate all of those who were partnering with Barry on offers and website/memberships.

    If you are one of these people please contact me via email and I will set aside time to contact you either by phone or in some other way. I have a daunting task ahead of me and I ask that you please give me time to work through some of the details before you get mad at me.

    I want everyone to know that Martha and I will do our best to keep you informed of what is going on and let you know if you can help us.

    Right now we need to find Barry's partners and work out what to do with those first. Barry wasn't much on organization and stuff is scattered all over the place so hang in there we will work it all out in time.

    We want to thank all of you who have donated to this cause and we hope you will pass on our thanks to your members if you have let them know about Barry's passing. Please pass on our thanks for us.

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author jhongren
    Right now we need to find Barry's partners and work out what to do with those first. Barry wasn't much on organization and stuff is scattered all over the place so hang in there we will work it all out in time.
    Hi Jim,

    I am wondering as partners, can we promote something and all the funding goes to Barry's family?

    I am willing to help cos Barry guided me alot when my list was less than a 1000 then. Now with my list over 6000, I hope to do something for Barry. Maybe a firesale...

    My 2 cents,
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    • Profile picture of the author Martha Richardson
      Hello All,

      I finally heard from the M.E. and she said he died from an Aortic Aneurysm, which was why it was so fast. She said even if I had a surgeon here nothing could have been done. So now I can work in the service arrangements. Thanks again all for your kind words and stories about how Bear was willing to help you in any way he could.

      Found this info online, Bear had the first 3.




      Risk factors for aortic aneurysm include the following:
      • Age 55 years or older
      • Male sex
      • High blood pressure
      • Smoking
      • Inherited diseases that cause weakening of the blood vessels, with emphasis on Marfan syndrome
      • Family history of aortic aneurysm
      I just talked with his aunts and they said that his Mother died from a brain aneurysm, so that makes 4 risk factors he had.


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      • Profile picture of the author sylviad
        Originally Posted by Barry Richardson View Post

        Hello All,

        I finally heard from the M.E. and she said he died from an Aortic Aneurysm, which was why it was so fast. She said even if I had a surgeon here nothing could have been done. So now I can work in the service arrangements. Thanks again all for your kind words and stories about how Bear was willing to help you in any way he could...

        Martha Richardson
        Martha, it is both disturbing and satisfying to hear about the aneurysm. Strange that I should say that, isn't it? Let me explain.

        It's disturbing that he was struck down from something so devastating, but satisfying that it wasn't anything he or his doctors could have forseen and prevented. As the doctor told you, he could not have done anything even if he'd been in the room at the time. It would have been worse if it could have been prevented.

        We can only hope that he did not suffer, and from what I understand about aneurysms, they are extremely fast so it's very likely that he did not. It was just one of those unfortunate things that can strike anyone at any time, not just people over 50. I know of one young man of 27 who did not smoke who also died suddenly from an aneurysm that had been detected but they couldn't operate. It was just family history.

        I hope this gives you some comfort knowing that Barry's aneurysm most likely could not have been helped even if they'd known.

        Best regards,
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  • Profile picture of the author LisaMCope
    Like so many others I never met Barry personally, but still he touched my life with a joyful willingness to help and praise. I remember him well as one of my very first members when I still wasn't sure what I was doing. He was there to support me from the beginning and I will always appreciate him for that.

    He will be sorely missed by me and so many others. It's truly amazing to read through all of the posts and realize just how many lives he touched! What a wonderful blessing he was to all of us!

    Many blessings to you Martha and to all of the friends who will miss his kindness!
    You are in my thoughts and prayers,
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    • Profile picture of the author gpower2
      I offer my most sincere condolences. I didn't have the opportunity to know Barry, but it is obvious that he touched so many.

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  • Profile picture of the author thinkrich
    I am sure Martha will not be left alone to wade thru this difficult time.

    I am sure that thru the help and support and knowlege among the Warrior community, that together we can help her to continue Barry's fine work.

    Perhaps we can organise a Barry Richardson Memorial Giveaway event, or similar.

    Just a thought. Maybe it can help.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hi

    In answer to your questions about doing firesales and fund raising on behalf of Martha to help with the expenses I believe its a great thing to do and would appreciate the help in this matter. I know all of you will do what you can to help.

    I don't want to offend anyone by saying do this or don't do that and I don't want to have to choose one of you over another to hold a sale or whatever.

    I will be honest with you right now I am just swamped with people asking and rightly so for me to fix problems and find download pages on orders that got messed up that I don't have time to do a sale myself. Barry's business organization left a lot to be desired. I am sure to him it was fine but I am still wading through piles of files and sites and memberships.

    I don't mean to complain please forgive me if it sounds that way. There are so many of you willing to help and there is really not a lot you can do as far as his business went.

    I will go and start a new thread for all of you and maybe we can all come together in some way to setup a sale or at least discuss it. Maybe we can get something off the ground with all your help. You will have to choose among you who does what and when.

    Or you can simply have your own sales individually and either send the proceeds to Martha via Barry's PayPal address or link direct to his PayPal account from the sales page.

    Any help in this way will be appreciated. Let me go start a thread for you and you can contact me with what you decide to do so I know what to look for.

    Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Please follow this thread to discuss what to do about fund raising for Martha.

    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...ichardson.html

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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hello Everyone,

    I received a PM from Christian Sawyer a fellow Warrior and instead of writing a long post I am just going to paste it below. He is setting up a sale and you can help if you like by contacting him.

    Hi Jim,

    I have been following the post about Barry's passing and wanting to give back to him and his family for all of the help that he has given me and this forum.

    My business partner and I are already working on a PLR package to sell in which 100% of all proceeds will go to Martha and Barry's family.

    I would love to have you post on our WSO, which should be coming out Wednesday, to tell people that we have talked and all money will be going to Martha and the family.

    Any help is appreciated.

    Thanks,
    -Christian

    Jim
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    • Profile picture of the author Christian Sawyer
      Thanks Jim.

      As stated please contact me if you would like to assist us. All proceeds will be going to Barry's family.

      If you do not have time to help please keep a look out for the WSO.

      Thanks!

      -Christian

      Originally Posted by mrmatiesto View Post

      Hello Everyone,

      I received a PM from Christian Sawyer a fellow Warrior and instead of writing a long post I am just going to paste it below. He is setting up a sale and you can help if you like by contacting him.

      Hi Jim,

      I have been following the post about Barry's passing and wanting to give back to him and his family for all of the help that he has given me and this forum.

      My business partner and I are already working on a PLR package to sell in which 100% of all proceeds will go to Martha and Barry's family.

      I would love to have you post on our WSO, which should be coming out Wednesday, to tell people that we have talked and all money will be going to Martha and the family.

      Any help is appreciated.

      Thanks,
      -Christian

      Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author ebiz96
    That's Sad..I didn't know Barry..But he truly be missed here.

    My deepest condolences to his family and friends....

    May he rest in peace.


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  • Profile picture of the author BizBoost
    Very sorry to hear about this. I just lost my brother, last Thursday, after his 2.5-yr battle with brain cancer and my father was just diagnosed with stage IV inoperable lung cancer. Because of these, I've become way more sensitive to others who are going through even remotely similar experiences.

    May God bless you all,
    Eric
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  • Profile picture of the author martin maclennan
    I got the bad news via email on the 7th, I'm sorry to here about the loss of Barry, he was a great guy .

    R.I.P

    Martin Maclennan
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    • Profile picture of the author krusher
      I also was saddened to hear of Barry's passing on. I've been on Barry's lists for 3-4 years. I don't know about you all, but I usually form a picture of the person in my mind when I don't have a physical picture to associate with them - so when I finally saw Barry's picture for the first time I was surprised! He was older than I'd pictured and Martha's nickname of "Bear" just seems so perfect for him - kind of like "Gentle Ben"!

      I lost my first wife to cancer at 33 years of age - and I had a 3 yr old son to raise by myself, so I know what it's like to lose your spouse. Martha, I'm so sorry for your loss and if there's anything I can do to help, please let me know.

      After reading Jim's e-mail concerning Barry's passing, I went and bought 2 items from one of Barry's last e-mails. I figured Martha could use the commission checks.

      Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy ... God bless you and keep you Martha.

      Sincerely,
      Mark Krusch
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  • Profile picture of the author Shane Dolby
    Barry will be missed by a great many people Myself included. Wish you the best Martha

    Shane Dolby
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  • Profile picture of the author Vincent Abrugar
    I am deeply saddened to hear about Barry's death.

    We know he will be greatly missed by Warriors and all who knew him.

    R.I.P
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hello Everyone,

    First let me thank you to all of you again for your kind words and offer of help.

    I just discoverd that Barry left 318 support tickets unanswered and I will
    be spending the day trying to answer as many as I can. If any of you had
    a ticket open please give me time to sort out the situation I will get you
    answered as soon as I can.

    I setup a sale to split the profit with Martha as its going to take me a while
    to get things straightened out for her with Barry's business.

    Since I am neglecting my own business to a large extent and not sending out
    my own promotions hardly at all due to the workload of getting Barry's business
    in order If you would help promote it I would be grateful.

    If you don't have time it is ok and I thank you for your condolences.

    Here is the link if you want to check it out and promote it.
    Thanks to Tracy for putting this up as a WSO I bought it
    this morning and set it up.

    EZ Ebook Templates Package 1 - New Updated Version!

    Thanks
    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author midwestmedia
    I didn't know Barry very well but had some dealings with him. I just lost an uncle this week so I can only imagine what the family is going through.

    Has a service been arranged yet? Is there a place where we can send flowers or tributes wherever a memorial is being held? I know that seeing flowers and other tributes at the service was something my family wanted.

    I just learned of this a few minutes ago and was so surprised.

    Jen
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    • Profile picture of the author Martha Richardson
      Hello All,

      I am meeting with the Funeral home tomorrow morning, will post where you can send flowers and the time after I get back home. Thanks again all, it is truly appreciated.

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      • Profile picture of the author Martha Richardson
        Hello all,

        Here is the info.

        Visitation Sat. March 14, 2009 noon - 2pm, Funeral at 2pm. Flowers can be sent to:

        Memorial Funeral Home
        1217 Business Loop 70 West
        Columbia, MO 65202

        If you would like to leave an online tribute, you can go here:

        www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com

        thanks again all for being there for me,

        Martha Richardson
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  • Profile picture of the author Garrett Dann
    Wow

    My computer has been down for several days, and this is
    what I have come back to...oh my God, I could not be more
    sad.

    Barry, Bro, I guess you just never know....

    So sad it's hard to think of words, but I know I must none
    the less.

    You bud, were one of the true 'good guys on this earth' and
    in this field for sure, your future contributions to it will be
    missed by us all.

    There is just never enough time is there?

    I will miss you Bro, thank you for the help you have given me,
    and all of us, over the years.

    Martha, I am so sorry to hear of this disaster and understand
    that even though I have lost many loved ones over the years,
    nothing is as devistating as losing your solemate - your 'other
    half'.

    Hopefully the comfort of close friends and family, and the out-
    pouring of offers of support and condolences from all of us
    who Barry touched with his 'always helpful and pleasant'
    attitude, will help soften the blow even ever so slightly.

    Barry was helpful to and well loved and appreciated by many,
    we will all miss him greatly. I had been in contact with Barry
    several times over the years through emails and blog posts
    and Barry was always very helpful and gave advice freely. He
    was a nice fella to deal with and never gave you the feeling
    that he was 'trying to get into your wallet' like so many other
    Marketers do when you ask for an answer to a simple question.

    I will miss Barry, he was just a helpful, awesome fella to have
    known.

    Today, even though I am 5 days late (damn computer), I will
    be sad all day....and a couple more to come... .

    Good bye Barry - peace be with you and yours Bro, I know you
    are in a better place.

    I think 'TIME' is our most precious commodity.

    - Garrett

    PS - All of you who can - please send what you can to Martha,
    she will need all the support she can get, emotional support
    and more importantly right now - monetary support.

    Please give what you can, anyway you can, it will be greatly
    appreciated I'm sure.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hi

    Thanks Ryan I appreciate the help. And thanks to everyone else too for your kindness it is appreciated.

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan Ramsay
    This is terrible. I worked with Barry and he will be sadly missed. My sincerest condolences to Barry's family and friends.

    Cindy Ramsay
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan Ramsay
    Hello Ryan

    I PM'd you about some graphics for the tribute page.


    Sincerely,

    Cindy
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  • Profile picture of the author toptones
    Wow...just stopped in to see this. The short emails I exchanged with him told me he was a caring fellow. Rest in Peace Barry
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  • Profile picture of the author spraven
    Hey All

    I went to the funeral home website to leave my Condolences and I noticed that there was not many of Barry's online friends who have posted there yet.

    I know Martha can come here and read all the great things that we have to say about Barry, but I am sure his family would also like to know how much Barry was loved and respected by all of his online family.

    If you would like to leave an online tribute, you can go here:

    www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com

    Thanks

    Sharlene
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    • Profile picture of the author Christian Sawyer
      Ok guys it is that time!

      Our WSO has launched: http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-...ns-family.html

      Please support Barry's family, 100% of all proceeds will be sent to Martha.

      Thanks and enjoy!

      -Christian
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      • Profile picture of the author Waller Jamison
        Really sorry to hear the news. Although I didn't know Barry personally, I was on his list and he always responded with great kindness to my emails.

        love to Martha, my thoughts are with you.

        Waller
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        • Profile picture of the author aguinaga
          Barry was a great person.

          He had a great sense of humor and he was ALWAYS willing to help.

          I met Barry online a few years back, we became good friends
          and then we ended up sharing a room at an Internet Marketing
          Seminar.

          I am extremely sadden by the fact that he's gone; and can
          only imagine what kind of pain his wife is going through.

          May God give you the strength to deal with this
          untimely loss.

          Below is a picture of Barry "twisting my arm" - so
          i could give his subscribers a discount on one
          of my products.

          We used the pic for the sales page.

          His email to his list said something like:

          "I twisted Gabriels arm, so he can give you a discount"

          Then, there he was on the sales page... literally twistig
          my arm



          R.I.P Barry.

          God Bless,
          Gabriel
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  • Profile picture of the author Glenn Newsome
    Martha,
    Condolences and respect. Barry was appreciated here a great deal. I did not have the pleasure of knowing him personally, but have gained wisdom and insight viewing his post in the forum.
    Glenn Newsome
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hi Everyone

    Sorry I haven't posted in a day or so but I have been busy answering support tickets Barry had left to answer.

    Today at 2pm Barry will be laid to rest please keep his family in mind and if you pray say a little prayer for them too.

    I won't be doing much today in the way of working on any of Barry's business I need to devote a little time to mine. If your a member of one of my sites I apologize for neglecting you. I hope you understand.

    I want to thank all of you once again for your kindness over the last week it has been realy uplifting to see Barry had so many friends.

    May God bless you all in whatever you do.

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author mrmatiesto
    Hello Everyone

    Here is an update for you. Martha has been having a real hard time not just paying the normal bills but also there is a lot left to pay for the funeral services and so forth.

    She will be putting some of Barry's domain names in the special offer section for sale please if you can or need a good domain name see what she offers and make her an offer.

    I have been so busy with other aspects of the business that I haven't had time to setup a sale to help bring in some much needed money for her. If anyone would be willing to set something up It would be appreciated.

    Here is the link if you would like to make a donation to the cause and every little bit helps. Barry Richardson Tribute

    Thanks
    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author eholmlund
    This is the first I'd seen of this. It breaks my heart.

    Barry was a good affiliate of mine for the past few years. I still have emails from him in my email account.

    Thanks for all your help Barry. I will remember you as a kind and caring man. My prayers go out to your wife and family.

    Blessings
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  • Profile picture of the author amgray
    Just joined, so I did not have the opportunity to exchange with him. At lease his wisdom lives on via this forum.

    RIP Barry Richardson
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    • Profile picture of the author Martha Richardson
      Hello All,

      I know I haven't posted in some time, Jim and I have been working really hard getting things together and he has even helped me send a few mailings in the last few days but they haven't been doing too well yet. I really hate to ask again but if anyone can help me by donating to the tribute fund that was set up so I can get a couple of bills paid, it would be greatly appreciated.

      thanks,

      Martha


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      • Profile picture of the author Thomas Belknap
        Originally Posted by Barry Richardson View Post

        Hello All,

        I know I haven't posted in some time, Jim and I have been working really hard getting things together and he has even helped me send a few mailings in the last few days but they haven't been doing too well yet. I really hate to ask again but if anyone can help me by donating to the tribute fund that was set up so I can get a couple of bills paid, it would be greatly appreciated.

        thanks,

        Martha


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        Hi Martha,

        I just sent you some donation love.

        Hopefully we can get some others to do the same.
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  • Profile picture of the author Anna Johnson
    Hi Jim, please accept my condolences. Very sad.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tommy McLaughlin
    Sorry to hear about Barry, had a couple of dealings with him on this forum and going back a few years to Dennis Hardy's SoftwarePAK Forum and he was a charming gentleman ...

    Barry's family and friends are in my prayers

    God Bless
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  • Profile picture of the author hotlinkz
    Rest In Peace Barry

    "Now you start your Ultimate Journey, but we will all be joining you in time."

    My condolences to the Family.

    Calvin
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