John Wayne ‘Johnny’ Barr, 77, Carbondale: Oct. 16, 1946 – Feb. 8, 2024 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

John Wayne ‘Johnny’ Barr, 77, Carbondale: Oct. 16, 1946 – Feb. 8, 2024

CARBONDALE, Kan. – John Wayne “Johnny” Barr, 77, passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka, Kan. He was born Oct. 16, 1946, in Garnett, Kan., the son of Virgil and Imogene (Eyman) Barr.

Johnny had grown up in Burlingame, Kan., and had lived in Carbondale, Kan., for several years.

Johnny had worked in the construction trade. He loved Chiefs football, fishing, and all of the dogs that he had throughout the years. He also loved spending time with his grandkids.

Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Imogene; two brothers, Danny Barr and Terry Barr; and sister, Sandra Stewart.

Johnny is survived by his son, Virgil (Lindsay) Barr, Scranton, Kan.; two daughters, Sherry (Scott) Lester and Candy Barr, all of Scranton; two brothers, Gary (Pat) Barr and Jack (Denise) Barr; three sisters, Joyce (Larry) Manthe, Mary (Alvin) Bogren, and Shari (Tom) Untz; brother-in-law, Bud Stewart; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Graveside memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Burlingame Cemetery. A lunch, with all welcome, will follow at the Schuyler Annex, 117 S. Dakota St., Burlingame. Memorial contributions can be made to the John Barr Memorial Fund, sent to Candy Barr, 118 S. Topeka Ave., Scranton, KS 66537. Feltner Funeral Home, Lyndon, is assisting the family; see feltnerfuneralhome.com.


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