The Duncan Banner

December 9, 2012

Nelson Herman Barr

Dec. 13, 1936 — Dec. 6, 2012

The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN — Nelson Herman Barr, 75, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Oklahoma City.

Memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel.

Nelson was born Dec. 13, 1936, in Wauseon, Ohio, to Herman Nelson Barr and Margurite Julia (Wendt) Barr. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. On April 20, 1988 he and Jane Childs were united in marriage at Fort Bend County, Texas. She preceded him in death Jan. 6, 2009.

Nelson worked several years as a security guard and actively supported many organizations in the community such as Mason in Oklahoma and Texas, VFW, DAV, VVA-Lawton and American Legion.

Survivors include brother, Orville Charles Barr of Livermore, Calif., and sister, Norma J. Dohr of Onaway, Mich.

He is preceded in death by his parents and wife.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Masonic- St Jude Children's Hospital. Online condolences may be made at