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Stephen Andrew Barringer

April 2, 1959 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Stephen Barringer Obituary

Stephen Andrew Barringer, age 64, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2024, in Pensacola, Florida.

After graduating from High School, Stephen worked at the Green Knight for several years. He was the owner of Cinderella Carpet Care as well as a Basketball Official. Stephen had many interests including FSU Athletics, going to Buffalo Reefs, motorcycle riding, basketball, softball, golfing, fishing, scalloping and Sam’s Club visits!

He had a strong love for basketball and had a long career as a Basketball Official. During his career he was part of the FHSAA 1988-2024, Gulf South Conference 1991-2024, Alabama Junior College Conference 1991-2018, Pensacola Christian College NCCAA 1994-2024 and Florida Panhandle Conference 1994-2010.

Stephen is survived by his wife, Linda Barringer; siblings, Kathy Wilson (Randy), Kenneth Barringer (Janelle), Kelly Lopez Miller, Sean Lopez (Jen), and Andrew Barringer; stepchildren, Shawna Beach (Dustin), Stacey Walker (E.J.), Shea Gates (Clay), Angela Halualani (Marc) and Patrick Bateson (Amy); grandchildren, Brighton, Henry, Bennett, Blakely, Bradley (Anna), Evan, Olivia, Brandon, Nicholas, Thomas, Niki (Matthew) and kids Cayden and Ella, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Stephen is predeceased by his parents, Harold Barringer and Margaret Smith.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. at FWBHS Multi-Purpose Facility (FWB High School Gymnasium) at 400 Hollywood Boulevard Northwest, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548. The family will receive friends an hour prior beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Steve loved his family and friends beyond measure and had a special place in his heart for rescue dogs. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Saving with Soul Pet Rescue, 1021 Beal Parkway Northwest, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547.

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