Thomas Jenkins Barr Jr.


Thomas Jenkins Barr Jr., 77, of LaGrange, died on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Baptist Health LaGrange.
The native of Louisville retired after 37 years at General Electric. He operated family-run Bar-Ran Litho and Racquet City Tennis Shop for nearly 30 years.
He was a 1958 graduate of Fern Creek High School. He was a member of the GE Quarterly Century Club, GE In-Plant Printers Association and the Elfin Club. He enjoyed tennis, softball, his Dixie Chopper and playing Santa Claus at the GE Christmas parties.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas J. and Lorraine B. Barr Sr.; and a son-in-law, Charles E. Lee.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ann Sophia Mattingly Barr; children, Thomas J. (Robin) Barr III, Lisa Lee and Theresa (Jim) Martin; sisters, Elsie Carter and Barbara LeVold; and six grandchildren, Thomas J. Barr IV, Amanda Jean Barr, Bryan Lee, Samantha Lee, Jessica Lee and Dirk Martin.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13.
Expressions of sympathy may go to Mass of the Air or a .
Published in The Pioneer News on Oct. 16, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Arch L. Heady at Resthaven
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