Samuel Alvin Barr, Sr., age 79, of Butler, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Butler Memorial Hospital.
Born November 14, 1938 in Cumberland, PA in Greene County, he was the son of the late Samuel Shields and Alma Emma Griffith Barr.
He was a tire repair man at local truck stops.
He was an US Army Veteran who proudly served our country from October 1961 to October 1964.
The family is having a pot luck dinner and memorial celebration of life service on Saturday, July 14, 2018, 4pm at the Butler Twp. Vol Fire District #3 building.
He is survived by his wife Robin Ann Fink Barr, whom he married October 16, 1976; his children Shannon Barr of Fenelton, Samuel Alvin Barr, Jr of Lyndora; his grandchildren Guyd Michael Baptiste of Butler and Connor Shields Baptiste of Fenelton; his brother David E. Barr of Copperas Cove, Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews; In Laws Ralph (Clair) Fink, Jr, James (Linda) Fink, and Kathy Burr.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings and in laws Frank Barr, Alice Ann Barr, Donald and Nellie Shaffer, and George Burr, Sr.