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POQUOSON - Charles Eugene "Gene" Barr, 84, a native of Pottsville, PA and resident of Poquoson for the past 63 years, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 4, 2017 with his loving wife of 61 years, Edna Mae, by his side. Gene served in the Navy aboard the USS Midway, was a graduate of NACA Apprentice School, and retired from NASA, Rick Aviation, and Barr's Tax Service which he owned and operated. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and their George W. Amos Men's Chorus, Men's Club, and Wesley Fellowship Class. Gene was a life member of the Poquoson Volunteer Fire Dept., and Poquoson American Legion Post 273. Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor and Edward Barr, seven brothers, and one sister. He is survived by his wife Edna Insley Barr. Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 8, 1:00-2:30 PM, immediately followed by his funeral service at 2:30 PM led by Rev. Patricia Riggs, all at Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson. Burial will follow at Eastern Cemetery, Poquoson, with military honors. At other times the family will be at the family home, 266 Little Florida Rd. Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 2099, and/or Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., both in Poquoson, VA, 23662. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Daily Press from Nov. 6 to Nov. 7, 2017
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