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Richard "Dick" "Coach" Barr
92, of Shreveport, Louisiana passed away on January 28, 2018. He was an educator and Basketball coach for over 30 years and amassed 485 wins in the state of Indiana. He led the Jeffersonville Red Devils from 1966-1971 to a 75-40 record.

Coach as he preferred to be called was born on October 3, 1925 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Donald and Harriett Barr. He definitely did things his way.

Richard is survived by his wife Marilyn Jeanne Barr; Daughters, Kathryn Lovan and Janis Barr; Stepsons Mitch Crawford and Jeff Crawford; Five Grandchildren, Chris Lovan, Kyle Lovan, Douglas Hess, Rachel Hess, and Nikki Hess; and Four great- grandchildren, Adam Lovan, Drew Lovan, Olivia Lovan, and Noah Lovan.
Published on February 5, 2018
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