GAINESVILLE - Boyd Parr, Jr., 80, Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born February 13, 1934, in Commerce, the son of the late Boyd Parr, Sr. and Lucille Pendergrass Parr. He was retired from the United States Air Force and was a member of Free Chapel Worship Center. Boyd was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Kinley.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Mary Nell Vaughn Parr, Gainesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Jennie and Greg Smith, Nicholson, and Barbara and Eddy Reed, Ila, Georgia; daughter, Tricia Parr, Commerce; son and daughter-in-law, Boyd Douglas and Mary Parr, Athens; daughters, Sandra Mullins, Flowery Branch, Kay Phillips, Pendergrass, Susan Wilson, Flowery Branch, and Mycki Little, Gainesville; son, Ken Phillips, Gainesville; sister, Elaine Beauchamp. Commerce; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Bill Shirley, Commerce; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, July 6, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, was in charge of arrangements.