Stanley Ray Barr
Member Winslow Class of 1952
February 12, 2008
Stanley Ray Barr, 73, of Norman, Oklahoma and formerly of Winslow, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 in Norman, Oklahoma.
Stanley was born March 22, 1934, in Newburgh, Ind., to Russell and Louise Barr. Stanley was a member of the Winslow Class of 1952 and was raised in Winslow, Indiana. He joined the Navy in 1951. serving until 1955.
He married Shirlene Barr, January 15, 1955. They moved to Norman, OK in 1955 making it their permanent home. He went to work for Aero Commander in 1956. Later, he worked for Tinker Field Air Force Base, where he started as a bus driver, was promoted to heavy equipment mechanic and worked his way up to head inspector, having the responsibility for all moving equipment at Tinker Field.
He maintained that position until his retirement in 1982. Mr. Barr served in the Navy Sea Bees for 30 years, advancing to the highest enlisted rank as a Command Master Chief.
He was preceeded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Shirlene; sons Russell Barr and John Barr; daughter Shari Barr McCarty; brothers Lee Barr and Ned Barr; sister Jeannine Barr Potter; grandchildren, Andrew Steven Barr, Nathan Ray Barr, Julie Barr and Curtis Barr.
Services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 19 at Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin. Services were under the direction of Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman, OK.