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Mr. Robert Blaine Barr

• Jul 13, 2018 at 3:07 PM

Mr. Robert Blaine Barr, son of the late Claude and Verna Barr of Jonesborough, TN, was born on February 7, 1945 in Johnson City, TN, died on Friday, July 13, 2018.

He was a member of Sulphur Springs Baptist Church.

Bobby is lovingly remembered by his sister, Phyllis Barr Fox; brother-in-law, Doug Fox; niece, Kathryn Fox Woodward and husband, Stephen, and grand-nephew, Elliott Woodward. Also special to Bobby were cousins, Russell Payne, Jr. and Willie Hilbert who were childhood buddies.

Heart-felt thanks are extended to the family of Broadmore Assisted Living, Johnson City, whose loving care and sense of humor brightened Bobby’s life.

Bobby’s love for God was deep and a favorite quote was “we are all going to glory”. He loved tootsie rolls, root bear, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and gospel singing.

Celebration of Life service will be conducted 3:00 pm Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Russell Payne, Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 pm Sunday prior to the service. Interment services will follow at Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Jonesborough.

Pallbearers will be family & friends.

In lieu of flowers the family request that potted flowers or shrubs be given for the continued enjoyment of residents of Broadmore Assisted Living or that monetary donations be made to Stadia Church Planting P.O. Box 699 Union Town, Ohio, 44685, www.stadiachurchplanting.org.

Condolences may be sent to the Barr family online at www.dillow-taylor.com. 

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821

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