John Henry Barr

John Henry Barr, of Calimesa, passed away on Jan. 13, 2014, following a long battle with cancer.

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Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:08 am | Updated: 9:12 am, Thu Jan 23, 2014.

John Henry Barr, of Calimesa, passed away on Jan. 13, 2014, following a long battle with cancer. John was born on June 4, 1936 in Brea, Calif. to Delbert Edward and Paula Aldean Barr. After graduating from Fullerton High School, he began a 22-year career in the Navy and retired in 1976 as a chief petty officer.

John is predeceased by a daughter, Jenny. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy; son, John Russell Barr; daughters, Shelly Barr, Kathy Barr, Paula Sanchez, and Melissa Vincent; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 31, 2014 at Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont, followed by a 12:30 p.m. graveside service at the National Cemetery in Riverside.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Child Evangelism Fellowship, P.O. Box 348, Warrenton, Mo. 63383.

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