December, 1946

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Lucius C. Bar is Claimed by Death

Lucius C. Barr, 84, native of Shelby county, and son of two of this county's

early settlers, died at his home on Stillwater pike, Piqua R. R. 1, at 4:12

a.m. Monday after a long illness.

The funeral will be held from the J. C. Cron funeral home in Piqua Thursday

at 2 p.m. with the Rev. John C. Inglis officiating. Burial will be made in the

Houston Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home at any time after Tuesday noon.

Mr. Barr was born December 19, 1862, the son of Adam and Mary Jane Cron Barr,

at the family home in Houston.

He married Miss Catherine Akin in September 6, 1888, and she mourns his death

with a sister, Mrs. James Catterlin, Piqua; a niece, Mrs. Joseph Wise, Piqua;

and a nephew, Charles Barr, River Forest, Ill.

Mr. Barr followed the vocation of farming his entire life.

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Information courtesy of Roger Hopkins 23 November 2003

 

Piqua Daily Call

Monday, December 23, 1946

 

LUSIUS C. BARR, 84 RETIRED FARMER, STRICKEN MONDAY

 

Lucius C. Barr, 84, retired farmer, died at 4:12 a.m. today at his home on the Stillwater pike, route 1, Piqua, where he had been in failing health for 11 years.

Born in Shelby county, December 19, 1862, he was the son of Adam and Mary Cron Barr. His father was born on the Atlantic Ocean while his parents were emigrating from Europe to this country, to become one of the pioneer families of Shelby county. His family formerly lived on the County Line road southwest of Houston. He had occupied his present residence since 1918. His mother was a native of Piqua.

He was married September 6, 1888, to Mis Catherine Akin. She survives him in addition to a sister, Mrs. James Catterlin (Nannie) of Piqua; a niece, Mrs. Joseph Wise of Piqua, and a nephew, Charles Barr of River Forest, Ill.

The Rev. John C. Inglis will conduct services Thursday at 2 p.m. at the J. C. Cron and Sons chapel with burial in the cemetery at Houston.

Friends may call at the J. C. Cron and Sons funeral home from Tuesday afternoon until the hour of the services Thursday.

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