Mark Harold Barr

by | Mar 24, 2022 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Mark Harold Barr, age 71, died tragically in a car accident on March 10, 2022 in transit between his family home of Norfolk, Va. and his new home in Boynton Beach, Fla.

Mark was predeceased by his parents Jack Barr and Yvonne “Bobby” Barr. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his three children: Matthew (Terri Ash), Noah (Laura), and Rachel Malka Barr, as well as his first grandchild, Julia Barr and his former wife and friend, Terri Colby Barr. Sharing in the grief of the loss are his siblings, Susan Barr and Jeffrey Barr, and Jeffrey’s former wife, Dr. Lisa Barr and their family.

Mark leaves behind an expansive group of cousins and lifelong friends from everywhere he landed. Mark loved gathering people around him; he was a consummate host.

After graduating from Granby High School and Bradley University, Mark followed in his father’s footsteps to lead Barr Construction Company and Mark Barr Companies. Mark was known for his generous nature and had many favored charities including Beth Sholom Village, Congregation Beth El, and Strelitz International Academy.

Mark recently moved to Boynton Beach looking forward to living his best life. And he did just that.

The funeral service was held in Congregation Beth El with interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be sent to the charities mentioned above. Online condolences may be offered to the family at