Barr, Jr., James F.
James F. Barr, Jr., 78, of Allentown, died on July 14, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of the late Shirley M.J. (Avalon) Barr, who passed away in 2009. Born in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late J. Frank and Julia A. (Forsythe) Barr. He was a buyer at the former Hawk Flour Mill, Allentown. James was a 1954 Allentown High School Graduate and received his Bachelor's Degree from Penn State University
. James was a member of Episcopal Church of the Mediator. He was a long time active member and volunteer for Boy Scouts. He was a vigil member for the Order of the Arrow. James volunteered at St. Francis of Assisi and St. John Vianney Schools in Allentown. Survivors: Daughter, Patricia Barr of California; Son, Michael Barr of Bethlehem; Sisters, Debbie Lesher and Pamela Gress; Grandchildren, Shaughn, Kaitlyn, Allyson, Kody and Stephen. James was predeceased by son, James F. Barr, III. Services: 10 AM Friday, July 18th at Burial Office and Eucharist at Episcopal Church of the Mediator, 1620 W. Turner Street, Allentown, PA 18102. A viewing will be held 6-8 PM Thursday at Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 17th & Hamilton Streets, Allentown. Interment to follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown. Contributions: to the church.