Thomas B. Parr, age 76, of Corunna passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Ascension Sacred Heart Village in Avilla.
He was born on July 29,1946 in Auburn to Otis “Burdette” and Lydia “Ruth” (Reinoehl) Parr.
Tom worked for the State of Indiana as a milk inspector for 45 years. He would travel around the state visiting dairy farms inspecting the milk that they were producing. At one point in his career he had over 300 farms that he would visit. Later in life Tom became a beekeeper, and he absolutely loved it. In his peak he had a total of 59 hives that he was caring for. He was a member of FFA and DeKalb County 4H Fairfield Farmers. Tom also enjoyed woodworking and showing livestock.
Son; Bryan Parr of Fort Wayne.
Daughter and son-in-law; Heidi and Steven Ross of Coca Beach, Florida.
Son and daughter-in-law; Thomas A. “Tommy” and Kiley Parr of Hamilton Lake.
Six grandchildren and their spouses; Cameron Ross, Truett and Tiffani Ross, Audra and Jacob Paul, Ethan Parr, Asa Osborn and Aiden Parr.
Sister; Marcia Schamberg of Huntertown.
Brother; Timothy Parr and Dana Barber of Osceola, Indiana.
Sister; Marcella Foster of Ashley.
Several nieces, nephews and other extended members.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Ronald Parr and niece; Kelly Franks-Henderson.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 31, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 South Wayne Street in Waterloo.
Funeral services will be held following the visitation on Friday, March 31st at 4:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Valarie Kline officiating.
Memorial donations may be given to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fellerandclark.com and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Waterloo.