Russell Alan Barr, 45, of Fortville passed away in his home on Monday, November 23, 2015 following an extended illness. He was born on October 21, 1970 in Greenfield, IN to Joseph and Lois (Brown) Barr.
Russell worked for Burgess Mechanical in Indianapolis where he installed and repaired boilers. He was a loving father who enjoyed spending time with his family. He had a passion for “anything with wheels and a motor” – especially remote controlled cars and trucks. He was an avid fan of NASCAR and enjoyed many hours playing video games.
Russell is survived by his wife of 19 years, Regina (Risk) Barr; one son, Alan Barr, Jr. of Fortville, one daughter, Renee Ashley Barr of Fortville; one brother, Orley (Carla Wise) Barr of Fortville; one sister, Tina (Ricky) Fanning of Avon; one granddaughter, Lilee Ann Barr of Fortville; and one cousin, Joe Brown of Beech Grove. Also surviving are many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Joseph (Alex) Hicks, who was like a “second son” to him also survives.
Russell was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Stephen Barr.
Visitation will be held at Daybreak Community Church (1219 Main Street, Lapel, IN) on Sunday, November 29, 2015 from 2:00-5:00pm.
Cremation will follow.