The Casper, Wyoming, man would visit the local Harley Davidson shop every week for the last 38 years, and every week for the last 38 years his wife would put the kibosh on his dream of owning his own hog saying it was too dangerous.

"It’s on my bucket list," Pam recalled her husband telling her.

In a sad turn of events, buying that bike would indeed be the last thing Barry ever did.

After semi-retiring last month, the 59-year-old decided the time had come to set aside his wife's concerns and go to the Harley dealership in Lander with the intent to purchase.

The couple drove to the dealership together, but split up so Pam could "check up on a quilt she had ordered."

They agreed to meet up later at a nearby casino.

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