Leo Delma Barr

August 16, 1922October 18, 2013

Leo Delma Barr was born August 16, 1922, and entered eternal rest October 18, 2013. Leo served his country in the United States Marine Corps from 1942-1946, earning two Purple Hearts at the battles of Guadalcanal and Saipan. On May 10, 1947, he married Willie Lee Hill, his wife of 66 years. He served as a Houston Firefighter from 1953-1981, rising to the rank of District Chief. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fay and Herbert Barr; brothers, Ernest Barr, Harold Barr and Henry Barr; sisters, Rosamond Shull and Katherine Moreland. Leo is survived by his wife, Willie (Billie) Barr; son, D.R. (Randy) Barr and wife Windy Barr; grandson, Andrew Barr and wife Renda; grandson, Owen Barr; granddaughter, Cara McConnell and husband Alvin; great granddaughter Trista McConnell; brother David P. Barr; sister Fay Bell McCarty. Leo made an everlasting legacy of his love of God on all those who knew him. His strong Christian faith shone through all he did. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend; he will be missed by all.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, 921 Gessner Rd, East Tower, 8th Floor, Houston, Texas, 77024.


  • Visitation Monday, October 21, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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Patricia Mann

October 27, 2013

i was saddened to hear of Leo's passing. He was a sweet person. Loved seeing him and Billie at Cracker Barrel at lunch. Love to you, Billie. Pat Mann

rebecca sue mccarty jesse

October 23, 2013

To Aunt Bille and Randy and familysorry about the loss. It was great to see all of you again.Rebecca, Ronnie, Tooter McCarty

Benita Tabch

October 23, 2013

Dearest Ms. Willie Lee,
My family & I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this time of such a precious loss. Your friendship has been so precious & dear to our family for many, many years. You & Mr. Leo hold a very special place inside our hearts.
May God bless, comfort & keep you in His loving care always!
Much love, many hugs & endless prayers.......
Benita & family
Ben & Geneva

Virginia Barr

October 22, 2013

I will miss him. He was a sweet man and loved God as much as he loved you. I'm here if you need to talk.

Sally Parker

October 22, 2013

I am so sorry Billie. Leo was such an amazing guy. He loves you to eternity. I am so blessed to have you both in my life. I love you and am here for you.

Flo Nicholson, Jacque and Craig Jakob

October 21, 2013

I was so sorry to hear of Leo's passing. What a dear friend. Our sincere sympathy goes to Billy and Randy. I know you will miss him greatly. We love you guys.

October 21, 2013

So sorry to hear of Chief Barr passing, I hope that when he gets to HEAVEN he will find my Daddy (Curtis Morris) and tell him I love him and miss him. Chief Barr Was no nice to us at my dads, funeral, may he rest in piece. With our Sympathy, Irene Morris, Debbie Morris Clark Pavlicek and Alex Pavlicek and our family.