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James Cameron Barr II

August 2, 2020

James Cameron Barr, also known as Jim or Jimmy, passed away on August 2nd, 2020 at the age of 71 in Merrillville, Indiana.

He is survived by his wife Emilie Barr, two children Kimberly Barr, and James Barr, nieces Tanya Dec, Marlena Landry, Dawn Luna, Evee Luna, nephews Mark McCarthy, Alexander Luna, and Luke Hesprich. He is preceded in death by sisters: Rennie McKinney, and Marilyn Arly; and his dog Miller.

Jim was an avid hunter and enjoyed sharing stories about his motorcycle riding days, and his time in the Army. After he retired from Tower Oil, he moved to Merrillville Indiana to be closer to his sister Marilyn. During this time he made many new friends in his new town while still keeping in touch with his Chicago friends.

Jim was known as the family member, friend, neighbor or acquaintance who would give you the shirt off his back. He was an amazing father, husband, brother, uncle and friend.

Visitation will be from 12:00 – 4:00 on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel.



Friday August 14, 2020
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

7535 Taft Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 VIEW MAP

T 219-736-5840
F 219-685-5128


Friday, August 14, 2020
3:00 PM
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

7535 Taft Street, Merrillville, IN 46410  VIEW MAP

T 219-736-5840
F 219-685-5128