Funeral services for Mr. Tony Barr will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at Gregory’s Chapel Assembly of God with opening remarks by Lt. Kenny Rich and Dr. Bill Espy officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Humboldt. Visitation will be held Monday, April 10, 2023, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the church and on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until service time.
Tony, age 65, passed away Friday, April 7, 2023, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Humboldt, TN to the late Connie Ray and Maudie Lorene (Marshall) Barr. Tony loved his community and had just recently retired from the Humboldt Police Department. He was voted Best of the Best Law Enforcement Officer by the community for 13 years in a row. Tony was a faithful member of Gregory’s Chapel and loved to share his faith with others. Throughout his life, Tony completed 34 mission trips to Mexico. He was a member of Humboldt Masonic Lodge #202.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents; his father and mother-in-law, Buddy and Alta Butler, who loved him like a son.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Sherri (Butler) Barr; daughter, Stacey Reeves and husband KC; grandchildren, Dylan and Cooper Reeves; siblings, Karen Barr, Kenny Barr and wife Sandy, Jan Barr, Angie Barr; brothers-in-law, Mickey Butler and wife LeeAnn, Chuck Butler and wife Amy; a host of nieces and nephews.
Those honoring Tony as pallbearers will be members of the Humboldt SWAT Team.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Kirkland Cancer Center, ℅ West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation.