USS Cabildo (LSD-16 )
Over the Bar
Barry Mapes
BM3 onboard 1967 - 1968
USS Cabildo Association
Barry and Trisha
Barry and his Guest Trisha Thomas at our 2018 Reunion

It's hard to be more shocked and saddened than we were to hear of Barry's passing. Barry passed away October 16th. at the VA Hospital in Houston.

Barry Mape's Obituary



BARRY LYNN MAPES 1946-2021 Barry Lynn Mapes, born October 9, 1946, in Knox City, TX, moved to Houston soon after he was born where he graduated Robert E. Lee High School in 1965. After attending South Texas Jr. College, he joined the Navy, serving in Vietnam as a BM3, stationed on the USS Cabildo (LSD 16) and USS Providence (CLG 6).

Barry lived in Houston most of his life. Barry is preceded in death by his mother Mildred Mapes, survived by his father Charles Mapes, son Bryan and Angie Mapes, son Joel Mapes, and daughter Aileen Mapes. His siblings, sister Sherlyn and Tom Novak, brother Chuck and Pam Mapes, and brother Jack Mapes. Also, survived by his closest friend Trisha Thomas. Grandchildren include Paige Taylor, Peachlynn Taylor, Matthias Bateman, Julian Mesman, and nephews, nieces, grand nephews, and nieces.

Barry passed away peacefully October 16, 2021. Barry’s Christian faith was most important to him, second to many hobbies including hunting and fishing.

Memorial services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Brookshire, 106 Waller Ave. Brookshire TX 77423 at 2:00pm on October 26, 2021. There will be a reception following service at the home of Trisha Thomas.

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made in Barry’s name to the Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston: www.phckaty. org, or the Navy-Marine Relief Corps Society: https:// 


Webmasters note:  I pleased to report that our association Chaplin, Ken Bredehoeft, was able to attend Barry's Memorial Service and express our sympathies to Barry's family and friends.


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