Barry has been the Facilities and Grounds manager for University Church since 1997. He grew up in Seymour, Texas where he developed a love for any kind of outdoor activity, including hunting, target shooting, fishing, camping, swimming and hiking. He graduated from TSTC in 1982, moved to Abilene and married Cathy that same year. The Young’s have been members of UCC since 1982 as well. Cathy also grew up in Seymour. She is an Academic Coach and mentor teacher for the Abilene Independent School District.
Barry and Cathy have three sons. Will and his wife, Monica, live in Garland, Texas. Ryan and his wife, Macy, live in Cedar Park, Texas with their boys, Cayden and Jace. Drew and his wife, Kayla, live in Abilene, Texas.
In addition to the outdoor activities already mentioned, Barry also enjoys playing golf, wood working, cooking for large crowds, wrestling with his grandsons and taking road trips with Cathy.