Rev. Carl "C.B." Barr, Jr.

Notice of Death - Rev. Carl "C.B." Barr, Jr.

Retired Elder
Date of Death: 9/14/2019 | Date of Birth: 1/2/1928; | Clergy
We have received word of the Saturday, September 14, 2019 death of the Rev. Carl Benjamin Barr, Jr. of Gastonia.  C.B. is survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Jo Parker Barr; two daughters, Yvonne Cole (Hugh) and the Rev. Angela Hollar (Mark); three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, September 22 at 3:00pm at First United Methodist Church in Gastonia, with the Rev. David Christy, Rev. Dr. Jim Westmoreland and Rev. Angela Hollar officiating.  For any clergy and spouses planning to attend, the family invites you to sit in the reserved rows immediately behind the family, as C.B.’s extended family.  The family will receive friends following the service in the Family Life Center.  Interment will be at 2:00pm at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia.  Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church for FUMC Scholarships or the Spiritual Formation Fund, 190 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28052; Crisis Assistance Ministry, 805 W. Airline Ave., Gastonia, NC 28052; Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054; or to a charity of one’s choice.
C.B.’s history with the conference is: 51 Eldorado; 55 Prospect-Pleasant Hill; 58 Shady Grove; 63 Forest City: Pleasant Grove (67 -Alexander); 69 Newton: Abernethy Mem; 79 Mt Holly: First; 85 Gastonia: Bradley Mem; 89 Kannapolis: Midway; 91 Hickory: Highland; 93 Retired (05 /Gas: First Assoc); 12 Retired only

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