James Wesley "Jimmy" Parr


Mr. James "Jimmy" Wesley Parr, Jr. 50, of Colbert, died Tuesday February 12, 2013.

Mr. Parr was born in Clearwater, Florida a son of the late James Wesley Parr, Sr. and Carolyn Herbert Burghoff of Jefferson. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and owner and operator of Accurate Plumbing and Drain Cleaning in the Athens area for many years. He was of the Southern Baptist Faith.

Survivors include: his wife, Anita Parr of Colbert; sons, James "Jimmy" Wesley Parr III of Hull, Andrew Parr of Athens, David Parr of Colbert; daughter, Melissa Parr of Colbert; mother and step father, Carolyn and Raymond Burghoff of Jefferson; siblings, Rev. Chris Burghoff of Graceville, Fla, Stephanie Gale Lovell of Clewiston, Fla, Kathy Sue Herbert of Powertan, VA, Victor G. Burghoff of Stanley, Id, Raymond Charles Burghoff, Fort Lauderdale, Fla; aunt, Viola Parr of Arabi, Ga.; and a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 16 at 2 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Burghoff officiating. Interment will follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Jefferson. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 15 at Evans Funeral Home from 6-8 P.M.

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Feb. 14 to Mar. 13, 2013
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