Lewis Parr
L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory
944 Old Knight Road
Knightdale, NC
Lewis William Parr


Lewis William Parr, 83, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at Rex Hospital after complications from a fall. Lewis was born in Guilford County on December 1, 1930 to the late Louis Edward Parr and Madie Suits Parr. He was a salesman in the communication field selling two-way radios. Lewis was also a fireman with the Greensboro Fire Department for 10 years. He was a member of the Millbrook Masonic Lodge 97 where he served as past Master. He was also a member of the Amran Shriners where he faithfully served with the Keystone Cops. Lewis was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed.

Lewis is survived by his wife: Patricia Wilkinson Parr; sons: Lewis W. "Billy" Parr, Jr. and Robert C. Parr, both of Knightdale; sister-in-law: Rose Sutton of Asheboro; grandchildren: Robin and Emily Parr; great-grandchildren: Hailee, Bianca, Zoe, Bella and Lexie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Joseph Andrew Parr (1995); siblings: Charles, Clyde and Bud Parr and Ruth Melvin.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Brier Creek Memorial Gardens, 7600 ACC Blvd., Raleigh, 27617. The family will receive family and friends prior to the service from 11:00 am to 12:45 pm.

Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565 or Shriners Hospital for Children, c/o Wake County Shrine Club, 6105 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27612.

Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.
Published by The News & Observer on Apr. 23, 2014.
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We are so sorry to hear about Bill's Passing and want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Judy & Richard Parham
April 26, 2014
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