Matthew T. Barr

July 13, 2005 ‒ January 29, 2011

Sunbury, Ohio

Matthew T. Barr, age 5 of Sunbury passed away Saturday, January 29, 2011 at home surrounded by his family following three year battle against cancer.

He was born on July 13, 2005 in Columbus and was the beloved and treasured son of Jeremie A. and Jennifer L. (Robson) Barr.

Matthew was a special little boy with an infectious smile and laugh. He loved the Backyardigans, Imagination Movers, Little Einsteins, and of course Mickey Mouse. He knew almost every show by heart and could sing every song. Matthew enjoyed solving puzzles and reading picture books. He loved visiting his Daddy at the fire station and sitting in the different trucks. Matthew loved going to preschool and seeing his teachers and friends.

He and his family are members of the Westerville Christian Church.

In addition to his parents he is also survived by his three year old little brother: Darren, precious grandparents: Jack & Sue Barr of Sunbury, John & Marcia Robson of Solon, Great-grandfather: Homer Barr of AZ, Aunts and Uncles: Robert Barr, Jodi and Everett Fleming, Brian and Krystel Robson, Cousins: Jessica Barr and Caitlin Jenkins, as well as numerous special friends all of whom supported him on his life’s journey.

His family will greet friends Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury. A service celebrating the life of Matthew Barr will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Westerville Christian Church, 471 E. College Ave, Westerville, OH 43081 with Pastor Greg Bondurant officiating. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Matthew Barr Charitable Fund, P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.

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