Glen V. Barr, 78, formerly of Amanda, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Arbors at Carroll. He was born April 16, 1939 in Fairfield County and was the son of the late C. Walter and Carrie Barr. He was a former member of Israel Lutheran Church. He attended Fairfield Industries Workshop for over 30 years and competed in the area Special Olympics. He played basketball for Fairfield Industries and later managed the team.
He is survived by a sister, Loretta Neff of Columbus and a brother, Dean (Pat) Barr of Minden, Louisiana; sister-in-law, Ruth Barr of Lancaster and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lee Barr and a brother-in-law, Rodney Neff.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda. Burial will follow in Dutch Hollow Cemetery. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until time of service on Wednesday.
A special thanks to Mike Oldham of the Volunteer Guardian Program and his family and the staff at REM Ohio in Carroll for taking care of all of Glenâs needs.
For those who wish, contributions may be made to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in Glenâs memory.