Roger Barnhouse and his wife have two sons.
“He was a very funny guy,” Roger’s wife, Christina Barnhouse, said.
“It was very surreal for me,” Christina Barnhouse said. “I didn’t realize this was happening.”
The couple’s youngest son, who is 8 years old, went too far into the water.
Roger, a U.S. Navy veteran who knew how to swim, went in behind him and got caught in the rip current.
A surfer already in the water rescued their son. Another surfer tried to rescue Roger Barnhouse but was unable to do so.
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