Paul George Barr, age 87, of Bristol, VA, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born August 16, 1933, a son of the late James A. and Lucy May Dowell Barr and was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. Mr. Barr was a U.S. Army Veteran. He worked for Valleydale for over 36 years, and then worked at Bristol Compressors before retiring.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Debbie Swales; brothers, James C. Barr, Jesse Barr, Jack Barr, Joe Barr and Bob Barr; and sister, Betty Mitchell. Survivors include his wife, Betty Vaughn Barr; sons, Wayne Barr, Jerry Barr and Nancy Wilson, Chris Barr and wife Tracy; daughter, Ginger Rachel and husband Tim; stepdaughter, Vicky Campbell; eleven grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren; sister, Shirley Grant; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021 at the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bill Felty and Bill Price officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow the service at Mountain View Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Bristol VFW Honor Guard and Tennessee Army National Guard. Pallbearers will be Jerry Barr, Chris Barr, Randy Barr, Josh Croteau, Tim Rachel and Daniel Christie. Due to Covid-19, the family requests those attending please wear masks. To view the service LIVE, please click here.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.