Barry W. Homer

San Francisco, CA

Barry Wayne Homer died at home on October 14, 2004. He was 54 years old.

Barry was born in Paola, Kansas, to William and Helen Homer who predeceased him. After graduating from the University of Kansas, he received his law degree from University of Chicago and moved to San Francisco.

Barry was a partner for twenty years at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP and then at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP for the last two years.

Barry was a nationally recognized expert in the field of employee benefits and executive compensation. He was selected as one of the initial members of the American Bar Association Committee on Employee Benefits and subsequently elected into the highly select and prestigious American College of Employee Benefits Counsel in 2003.

Despite his dedication to his practice and to his clients, Barry was first and foremost a loving husband, proud father and kind human being. He showed tremendous strength and courage throughout his terrible illness, without a trace of bitterness or anger.

Barry is survived by his wife of 15 years, Donna Homer and two sons, Ryan and Christopher of Lafayette; his brother, William (Kathy) Homer and sons, Nathan and Austin of Eagan, MN and his cousin, Orvella (Gerald) Pamp of Oakland.