Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Rainbow Memorial Gardens for Mr. Robert B. Parr, 85, of Rainbow City. The Rev. Bill Davis will officiate. Mr. Parr passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services directing.
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Mr. Parr was a lifelong resident of Etowah County. His kind heart and sense of humor will be dearly missed. He was a member of White Springs Baptist Church Sunday School class. Mr. Parr served as an Alabama State Trooper and is retired superintendent from Heckett Engineering. He was also a World War II veteran.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Hazel Parr; and his mother, Adeline Duffey Epperson.
He is survived by his children, Rex (Jane) Parr, Cheryl (Jim) Crawford and Robin Parr; grandchildren, Tonya (Kevin) Willoughby, Justin (Brooke) Crawford and Jeremy (Jessica) Crawford; great-grandchildren, Gage Parr, Erin Crawford, Hannah Crawford, Lucas Willoughby, Mary Elizabeth Crawford, Seth Crawford, Niky Crawford and Jaci Crawford.
Pallbearers are Rex Parr, Jim Crawford, Kevin Willoughby, Justin Crawford, Jeremy Crawford and Gage Parr.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. today at Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services.
Online condolences may be made at www.collier-butler.com.
Published in The Gadsden Times from October 7 to October 8, 2012