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Preston W. Barr

September 5, 1925 - January 19, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date January 25, 2021

Funeral Home Rose-Neath Many

Cemetery Bayou Scie Cemetery

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Funeral services honoring the life of Preston Warren Barr will be held on Monday, January 25, 2021 at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home Many Chapel. A visitation will be held for him beginning on Sunday, January 24, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM and will continue on Monday morning, January 25, 2021 from 8:00 AM until service time at 10:00 AM at the chapel with interment to follow at Bayou Scie Cemetery in Zwolle, Louisiana. Preston was born on September 5, 1925 in Bradley, Arkansas to Ollie Warren Barr and Katherine (Ramsey) Barr and he entered into rest on January 19, 2021 in Many, Louisiana.

Preston proudly served in World War II in the United States Army, where he served in the European Theater and received a Campaign Medal. In addition, he was given 3 Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart Medal for his accomplishments while proudly being a veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. O. W. Barr; his daughter, Brenda Nowlin; and his sister, Patsy Chandler; and his brother-in-law, Homer Chandler. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 72 years, Charlene H. Barr of Many, LA; his son, Larry Barr of Many, LA; his daughter, Candy Davis (Glenn) of Hideaway, TX, his daughter, Becky Campbell (Robert) of Social Circle, GA. He also leaves behind his grandchildren: Jennifer Laub, Matthew Nowlin, Jeremy Barr, Olivia Campbell, Sarah Covington, Rylan Campbell, David Davis, and Daniel Davis; and his great grandchildren: Michael Laub, Oskar Laub, Maddie Covington, and Andrew Nowlin. In addition, he leaves behind nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives.

Serving him as pallbearers will be Jeremy Barr, Matthew Nowlin, Ricky Nowlin, David Davis, Daniel Davis, and Rylan Campbell. His honorary pallbearers will be Buddy Barr, Walter Cason, Glenn Davis, Bob Campbell, and Jack Crane.

Condolences can be made online to the family at

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