Richard J. Barr

Richard J. Barr

Richard J. Barr, 77, of Oil City, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.

Born Aug. 10, 1941, in Rockland, he was a son of the late William C. and Theresa J. Woloszyn Barr.

Richard served in the U.S. Navy for eight years, earning the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea).

Richard worked for Pennzoil until his retirement in 2003.

He was an active member of the Oil City VFW, PNA and Pulaski Clubs.

On March 20, 1965, Richard married the former Janice Carbaugh, who preceded him in death on July 15, 2012.

Barr is survived by, a son, Chris Barr and his wife Julie, of Charlotte, North Carolina; a daughter, Ambe DeLoach and husband Mark, of Ventress, Louisiana; and two grandchildren, Danielle Lewis, of Salisbury, North Carolina, and Cody Wolfe, of Statesville, North Carolina.

Also surviving are nine Barr siblings, Charles, Virginia, Ron, Don, Terry, Jim, Joe, Arthur and Alan; and his lifelong best friend, Greg Hutchinson, with whom he enjoyed motorcycle riding and spent countless hours on cross country trips.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four siblings, Helen Cotton, Mary Aites, Harvey Barr and infant sister, Twila Barr.

At the request of Richard, there will be no visitation or services.

Morrison Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Venango Humane Society, 286 S. Main St, Seneca, PA 16346.

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