James L. Barr

James L. Barr, 73, of Williamsport, died on March 1, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center. He was born June 9, 1944, in Williamsport, the son of the late Arthur and Roxie (Flick) Barr.

In 1968, James started taking flying lessons and still maintained his pilot’s license.

James retired as owner of various automobile dealerships throughout Lycoming Co. He was a member of the Williamsport Country Club, Young Men’s Republican Club, Harmonia Club, and Keystone League. He enjoyed golfing and flying.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, the former Ursula E. Olling; two sons, John J. (Shelly) Barr, of State College and Jason A. (Michelle) Barr, of Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Raymond E. Barr, of State College; and six grandchildren, Casey, Colin, Sofia, Elena, Ella, and Evyn.

A graveside service will be held 12 noon Tuesday, March 6 in the Montoursville Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lycoming Co. SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.