Robert G. Parr LEBANON Robert G. Parr, 85, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Friday, May 3, 2013. Born on August 4, 1927 in Freeport, Long Island, N.Y., he was the son of Donley J. and Marjorie Annis Parr. Bob graduated from Penn State University and served his country in the Navy during WWII. He returned to Lebanon to operate the family business as President of D. J. Parr, Inc. and Parr Equipment for 36 years. Upon retiring, he continued to share his business prowess with several national, regional, and local companies. He willingly offered his expertise with the Lancaster chapter of SCORE, an organization offering business advice and education to new small business entrepreneurs. He was and avid golfer and consummate sailor. He served the community on numerous boards including the Lebanon County Trust Co., the Mt. Gretna Borough and Authority, The Pennsylvania Chatauqua Association as well as several national organizations in the energy field. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Barbara; daughters, Megan Petry and Amy Roak. He was grandfather to Madeline, Olivia, and Robert Roak of Ft. Washington; and brother of Eloise Brown of Lebanon. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donley J., and Malcolm G. Parr. Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice; the Salvation Army of Lebanon; or the
. Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Annville, is handling the arrangements. www.kreamerfuneralhome.com
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Published in Lebanon Daily News on May 7, 2013