Charles Eugene Barr

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“Sending thoughts and prayers to Edna Mae and the family. Gene was a special person and good friend to the family and will be missed.Thinking of you...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Rita Byrd - Poquoson, VA

“All those that knew Gene were aware of what a super guy he was. He had a rare blend of humor, confidence in his skills, and just pleasant personality...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Corbett - Poquoson, VA

Gene working on wing modifications to a light airplane, 1983 “Edna Mae, I am saddened to learn of Gene's passing. I had the pleasure of working with Gene conducting flight research at NASA. He was a smart and...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Deepest sympathy to sherry and Edna Mae....gene was a kind man never failed to speak when we saw each other.. Sincerely, mary Holloway holland ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Gene will truly be missed. I enjoyed working with Gene at Flight International and Rick Aviation. Our love and prayers to Mae and family. We will...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Binks - Hampton, VA

“Mae - so sorry the read of Gene's passing - prayers are with you and your family. God will pull you thru this. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Patricia Stachowiak - South Bend, IN

“Sending our love to Edna Mae. Gene was such a wonderful man and it was our pleasure to call him our friend. Jerry and Cheryl Cagle ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jerry & Cheryl Cagle - Poquoson, VA

“Gene will be truly missed he was a great friend and we loved him dearly. We are sending our love to Edna Mae may God comfort you in this time of...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jeff Carpenter - Newport News, VA


Charles was born on May 2, 1933 and passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

Charles was a resident of Poquoson, Virginia at the time of passing.

Gene served in the Navy aboard the USS Midway, was a graduate of NACA Apprentice School, and retired from NASA, Rick Aviation, and Barr's Tax Service which he owned and operated.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 8, 1:00-2:30 PM, immediately followed by his funeral service at 2:30 PM led by Rev. Patricia Riggs, all at Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson. Burial will follow at Eastern Cemetery, Poquoson, with military honors.

At other times the family will be at the family home, 266 Little Florida Rd. Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 2099, and/or Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., both in Poquoson, VA, 23662.

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