Jack Barr

June 20, 1939 ~ June 3, 2019 (age 79)

Jack Barr, 79, passed away Monday June 03, 2019 at his Xenia, Ohio residence.  Mr. Barr was born in Middletown, Ohio on June 20, 1939, to Roy McKinley and Lena Mae (Davis) Barr.  He was retired as a warehouse supervisor. Jack and his numerous belated friends, liked to ride motorcycles, go to drag-racings and mushroom hunt.  He also, enjoyed spending time and relaxing in Florida, twice a year.

Jack is survived by his wife, Nellie (Goodpastuer) Barr; children: Rebecca Sue Barr-Spoonemore, Jess Smith Sr.; grandchildren:  Josh Brown, Jess Smith Jr., Krista Smith, Lacey Smith, Ashley Duff, Savannah Barr-Smith; great grandchildren:  Landen Smith, Kataleia Howdyshell, Jayvin Brown; brother: Clarence Barr; sister, Betty Vagades and numerous nieces and nephews.   

Jack is preceded in death by his parents, Roy McKinley and Lena Mae Barr; children:  Jackie Barr, Tonja Barr-Duff; Bobby Coots; great- grandson, Brayden Johnson; brothers:  Roy Barr, Bob Barr, Richard Barr; sisters:  Phyllis Chasteen; Jenny Fisher.

Memorial Service will be held Monday, June 10, 2019 at 5:00 PM at Powers-Kell Funeral Home in Jamestown, Ohio. Visitation will begin at 4:00 PM until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations for Jack may be made to:  Powers-Kell Funeral Home,  12 North Limestone Street, Jamestown, Ohio 45335.  Phone # 937-675-4541.

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