Francis “Frank” Barro, of Saint Charles, MO, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 10, 2021, at home at the age of 80. Loving husband of Betty Gayle Barro; beloved son of the late Francis J. and Flora Barro; devoted father of Gina Barro, Michael Barro, and Linda (Deborah Cotner) Barro; cherished grandfather of Brent Sweeney, Bradley Sweeney, Elena Barro, and Elias Barro; dear brother of Patricia (Bruce) Koenig, and Peggy Meeker.
Frank was an educator and coach his entire life. He started the football program at Duchesne High School and was the first head coach and Athletic Director. Frank was also head soccer and track coach at Duchesne. He went to Francis Howell Central High School and was teacher and head football coach. Later, he was middle school principal at Winfield High School. He retired as an Administrator, following his years at Wentzville High School. Frank was a member of the Greater St. Louis Football Coaches Hall of Fame, Gateway Athletic Conference Football Hall of Fame, St. Charles County Football Coaches Hall of Fame, and Missouri State High School Athletic Association Coaches Hall of Fame. Frank was also a member of the St. Charles Knights of Columbus. Frank was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
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