Walton L. “Roy” Parr

May 10, 1932 - August 15, 2017

05/10/1932 - 08/15/2017

Past Services

Thursday August 17, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Thursday August 17, 2017
7:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Walton L.”Roy” Parr, 85 of Shadyside, Ohio died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, West Virginia.

He was born May 10, 1932 in Middlebourne, West Virginia a son of the late Samuel M. and Mae Weekly Parr.

Walton was a retired Tech Sergeant with the US Air Force, having served in the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts. He was a member of the Clover Ridge First Christian Church in Beallsville, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Elsie Baker, Eva Mead and Phyllis Eastham and six brothers, Howard Weekly, George, Ben, John, Raymond and James Franklin Parr.

Surviving are his wife of 64 years and his childhood sweetheart since the second grade, Barbara A. Kearns, his son, Kevin M. (Betty) Parr of Beallsville, Ohio, one sister, Eleanor Stewart of Havana, Florida and one brother, Joseph (Ellen Lou) Parr of Canton, Ohio. Also five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Thursday from 5 until time of services at 7 pm with Rev. Dr. Mary Susan Spencer Smith officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital by going to “TMCFunding.com”.

Share your thoughts and memories with Walton’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.

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Richard Blankenship
2 years ago

Kevin, Enola, sorry to read of family loss….. Even though our family has drifted apart, good memories still exist for me….. God bless

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Walton L. Parr, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Air Force Veteran, Walton L. Parr, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Lois and Rob Taylor
6 years ago

Sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Susan Spencer-Smith
6 years ago

Dear Aunt Barb, Kevin and family, Uncle Roy was a rare and wonderful man who served God, country and family with all that he had. Grant and I will miss him dearly and remember his kindness, generosity, work ethic and sense of humor. We love you and hold you all in our prayers.

Marie Weekley Cline
6 years ago

My condolences for the family. Thoughts and prayers remain with you all during this difficult time.