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John Hess Parr III

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John Hess Parr III Obituary
TUSCALOOSA – John Hess Parr, III, age 78, of Tuscaloosa, passed away on September 10, 2018. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, September 16, 2018, at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Keith Pugh officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
John was preceded in death by his parents, John H. Parr, Jr. and Lorraine Parr and his wife, Susie Parr.
He is survived by his sister, Barbara Luckett (Scotty); sons, David Parr (Deborah) and John O'Neal Parr (Jennifer); daughter, Lori Baggett (Paul); stepson, Chip Propst; stepdaughter, Lori Propst; and grandchildren, Brandi Stone (Chris), Michael Anders, Meredith Parr, Owen Parr, Amber Watson and Brodie Bell.
Mr. Parr was born in Tupelo, Miss. and lived in Memphis, Tenn. before moving to Tuscaloosa in 1963. He enjoyed all sports, was an avid golfer, and participated in many church league sports. He was a longtime member of Alberta Baptist Church, and retired after many years in the tire business, OK Tire Store and Postle Tire. His greatest love was for God and his family.
Pallbearers will be Michael Anders, Chris Stone, Paul Baggett, Michael Luckett and John Burroughs.
Honorary pallbearers are the members of Larry Davis's Sunday School Class.
The family thanks the nurses of TSICU and LTACH at DCH Regional Hospital and Kindred Home Health Care.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Helping Hands Ministry at Alberta Baptist Church.
Published in Tuscaloosa News from Sept. 12 to Sept. 14, 2018
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