Colin Barr
1976 - 2020
BORN
1976
DIED
2020
Colin Barr
PEORIA - Colin J. Barr, 43, of Peoria, IL, died on Friday, June 5, 2020, in Detroit, MI.
He was born on Nov. 10, 1976, to James T. Barr and Mary V. White in Peoria, IL.
Colin graduated from Peoria High School in 1995, where he played football and hockey, wrestled and ran track. He attended Aurora University, where he played football for one year, before entering the Air Force Reserves, and then transferred to Illinois State University. In 2018, he graduated from Midstate Technical Institute as a journeyman welder.
He was a sports enthusiast, talented artist, avid welder and blacksmith. He enjoyed watching the Bears, Cubs and Blackhawks and spending time with his family and friends.
Colin is survived by his parents, Jim Barr (Connie) and Mary White (Edward); siblings, Pete Barr (Laura), Rachel Piazza (Tom), Caleb White and Kaitlyn White; and 6 nieces and nephews.
Private family services will be held.


Published by Peoria Journal Star from Jun. 23 to Jun. 25, 2020.
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Jim, Mary, Pete and Rachel I am so sorry for your loss! I could not believe it when Anthony told me. We had many good times at hockey games and hockey camp in Minnesota with the Schafers! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Don and Nancie Smallberger
Nancie
Friend
July 5, 2020
Jim, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your son. May God grant you and your family comfort and peace.
Michael Hinchman
Friend
June 26, 2020
Jim and family. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Karl and Mary Ann Kasjens and Derek White
Kasjens
June 25, 2020
Deepest sympathy and prayers to you Jim and Mary and family. We have good memories of when Colin was our neighbor. Last time we saw him was at Mike Everetts wedding. Such a nice man he turned out to be.
Barb and Gary Crow
Friend
June 24, 2020
Jim and Mary so sorry for your loss. As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Ami suzuki
Friend
June 24, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Teresa Everett
Friend
June 24, 2020
So sorry for your loss Colin was like a Nephew to me ! He will be truly missed.
Teresa Everett
Friend
June 24, 2020
So sorry for your loss He was like a second son to me !! He will be truly missed !! Continued prayers for your family
Karen Everett
Friend
June 24, 2020
l always enjoyed family get togethers with Colin. He was always up beat and happy. Gone too soon.
Jeremy Schifeling
Family
June 24, 2020
Jim, Becky and I send you our heart felt condolences at this sad time.
Richard Gilmore
Friend
June 24, 2020
Jim & Mary
Im so sorry for your loss.

Ken Albaugh

Ken Albaugh
Friend
June 23, 2020
I will miss him. I remember picking him up for hockey games on Saturday morning when he was little. He loved playing hockey!
Patty Withers
Family
June 23, 2020
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