Robert Eugene Barr

Robert Eugene Barr, 55, Altoona, died late Sunday morning at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness.

He was born in Altoona, son of Janet (Colella) Barr and the late Walter Barr. He married Sharon L. Colgan on July 17, 1997, in Altoona.

Surviving are his wife; two children: Christine of Altoona and Austin Tyler Hook of Bellefonte; two stepsons: Rick Keener II and Adam Keener, both of Altoona; five grandchildren; his mother of Altoona; and eight siblings: Randy, Danny, Pam Hite, Sue, Walter “Butch” Jr. and Donna, all of Altoona, Mike of Johnstown and Joe of Fort Smith, Ark.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill.

Robert attended Altoona Area High School and was a supervisor at Newborn Enterprises, where he worked for 26 years. He was of the Catholic faith.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Jones Funeral Home, followed by a religious service at 8 p.m., Pastor Jack D. Moyer officiating.