Harry L. Barr

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Barr Harry L. Barr, age 92, born in Bethesda, OH, of Plain City, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. He was a WWII Veteran of the European Theatre, 102 Infantry Division, received a purple heart, bronze star and combat infantry badge. Harry received a Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree and PhD in Dairy Science from The Ohio State University. He joined the faculty at Ohio State University in 1955 and was a professor of Dairy Science, a student advisor and State Cooperative Extension Service Dairy Specialist. He also judged many dairy cattle shows at county fairs around Ohio. He received numerous dairy awards and was a member of the American Dairy Science Association. Preceded in death by wife Elizabeth Ann and parents John A. and Belle Barr. Survived by children, Sue Ann (Clair) Sanders of Kenton, James A. (Phyllis) Barr of Dublin, Katy (Jim) Denner of Plain City and Ruth (Dan) Beam of Galena; brother, Harold A. (Lois) Barr of Morristown; grandchildren, Eric Sanders, Emily (Phil) Boltz, Tammy Kerr, Michael (Rhonda) Burnside, Spring (Travis) Moore, Josh (Janine) Burnside, Christy (Eric) Dameron, Andrea (Nate) Garnett, Mark (Allison) Denner, Grant Beam and Tyler Beam; and 21 great grandchildren. Family will receive friends Sunday 2-6 p.m. at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard, OH, where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday with visitation 1 hour prior to the time of service. Interment Alton Cemetery. www.tiddfuneralservice.com


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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2014
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