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Obituaries

Obituaries

Alex Hayes Barr 1989 - 2011 Lawrence

Funeral services for Alex Hayes Barr (Pia-an-esh), 22, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kirby Hayes and the Rev. Dr. Tom Brady officiating. Burial will follow in Mayetta Cemetery.
Mr. Barr died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, in Pittsburg.
He was born Jan. 30, 1989, in Topeka, the son of Alan R. and Teri L Kern Barr. He graduated from Free State High School in 2007.
Mr. Barr enjoyed writing and had started his first novel. He also enjoyed hiking, reading, photography, gardening, nature and his dogs.
He married Megan Koehler on Dec. 2, 2010, in Mayetta. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his parents, Lawrence; two brothers, Chris and Mason, both of Lawrence; his expected son, Jagger Haze; paternal grandparents Roger and Judy Barr, Topeka, and Mary Kay Robinson, Topeka; and maternal grandparents, Jimmie and Tutti Kern, Mayetta.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
The family suggests memorials to the Jagger Haze Barr Educational Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.