Willie Junior DeBarr

Willie Junior DeBarr

Willie Junior DeBarr, 56, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at his home.

He was born Sept. 3, 1961, in Upshur County, a son of Donald and Mary Smith DeBarr, who survive.

On Aug. 28, 1987, he married Natalia Stanton, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Willie Jr. and Donald Edwin DeBarr, both of Buckhannon; one daughter, Ashley Nicole DeBarr, of Buckhannon; two grandsons, Cason Michael DeBarr, of Buckhannon, and Maddix Jay Williams DeBarr, of Junior; one granddaughter, Jozie Marie DeBarr, of Junior; two brothers, Roger DeBarr and wife, Carla, of Buckhannon, and Randy DeBarr, of Fairmont; and two sisters, Debbie Hollen and husband, Glenn, and Shirley Tenney and husband, Rick, all of Buckhannon.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Koon.

Mr. DeBarr was a rig manager for Hall Drilling. He served in the U.S. Army from 1980 to 1983 and then served in the National Guard from 1983 to 1987.

Friends will be received Friday, Oct. 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dan Mahaffy officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Vincent’s Catholic Cemetery in Kingsville. The Upshur County Honor Guard will conduct Military Honors at the gravesite.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.