John Parr

PARR, John Lee, Sr. 76, of Middlebourne, WV, formerly of Wellsburg, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012, at Trinity West in Steubenville.

He was born September 18, 1936 in Middlebourne, WV, to the late Samuel M. and Mae Weekley Parr.

He was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Mingo Plant as a Crane Operator with 42 years of service.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sharla Kay Parr; five brothers, infant, James Parr, Bennie, George, and Raymond Parr Sr. and Howard Weekley; three sisters, Eva Mead, Elsie Baker and Phyllis Eastham Hallmark; and one great-grandson, Lucas Parr.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Parr; five sons, John Parr Jr. and his wife, Vicki of Weirton, Neil Parr and wife, Carol of Brilliant, OH., Gary “Boots” Parr and wife, Jackie of Wellsburg, Scott Parr and wife, Debbie of Weirton, and Brian Parr and wife, Rebecca of Wellsburg; one daughter, Rita Parr of Follansbee and her Fiance, Dave Lantz; two brothers, Walton L. Parr and wife, Barbara of Shadyside, OH, Joseph Parr and wife, Ellen Lou of Wellington, OH; one sister, Eleanor Stewart and Fiance, Dean Henthorn of Havana, FL; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, December 28, 2012, from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home 1515 Charles St. Wellsburg and again on Saturday at the Church of Christ Frew Circle in Middlebourne, WV, from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m.

Interment will be at Mount Nebo Cemetery in Middlebourne, WV.

Online condolences may be left at reasnerofwells