Richard Parr, 76, a native and resident of Lockport, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
He donated his body to Tulane Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 27, at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Lockport with Military Honors.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Christiane Lerbier Parr; daughters, Florence Rachelle Rohrhoff and Amelia Parr Farrington (Scott); grandchildren, Amanda Hunter, Jude Matherne and Jeanette Rohrhoff; great-grandchildren, Carson Matherne and Paris Walters; brothers, Dewey Parr Jr. (Anne), Paul Parr and Mark Parr; and sisters, Marjorie Parr Martin (Russell, Judy Parr Richardel (Claude) and Vicky Parr Adams (Mike).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey Parr Sr. and Gladys Guidry Parr.
Richard served his country for 23 years in the U.S. Army as a Chief Warrant Officer CW3. He was a helicopter pilot and instructor who completed two tours in Vietnam.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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Published by Houma Today from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2015.