Barney E. “Tommy” Barr Jr.

Published 6:22 pm Monday, October 9, 2017

Mr. Barney Ernest “Tommy” Barr Jr., age 86, a resident of 1367 E. Barr Road, Chocowinity, died Saturday, October 7, 2017 at his home.

A graveside funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Barr Family Cemetery, located at 2757 Gray Road, Chocowinity. The service will be officiated by Chaplain Daryl Kelly. Howard Lilley, Will Lowe, Ken Spivey, Dusty Barr, Thomas Barr and Justin Alderman will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Barr was born in Beaufort County on December 18, 1930, son of the late Barney

Ernest Barr Sr. and the late Lottie Kinnion Barr. On August 4, 1949, he married the late Mary Elizabeth Jones Barr who preceded him in death on May 27, 2017. Mr. Barr was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors. He was a simple and wonderful man who loved his family.

Survivors include a daughter: Tina B. Morris and husband Don; two sons: Ray Barr and wife Patty and Jay Barr and wife Kim, all of Chocowinity; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Barr is preceded in death by a son: James “Eli” Barr.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in the name of Mary J. Barr to the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, General Fund, 1209 Brown Street, Washington, NC 27889.

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