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“Mr. Roy was a man amongst men. I enjoyed talking to him so much - he was a walking history book - he was a long time patient of my dad's back in the...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Mariana Titus - Santa Barbara, CA

“So sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Roy. May God's love give you all comfort at this difficult time. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Sarah Belle Minor - Thibodaux, LA

“To the Parr Family:David and I were saddened to hear about the loss of your father. We always enjoyed his visits. He will be missed! Our sincere...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: David and Cindy Mire - Baldwin, LA

“To the Parr Family,So sorry to hear about Roy's death. He was o good man and close friendto me and my family/ Sorry that I didn't attend the services...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Huey Bourgeois - New Iberia, LA

“Chuck, Pam, Bonnie, Lori,So sorry to hear about your dad. He was one of a kind and will be missed by all who knew him. I have many fond memories of...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Maurice and Dianne Clements - LA

“Condolences and prayers goes out to The Parr Family. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Tessa V. - Jeanerette, LA

“Many great stories heard & memories shared in the Veteran's Administration. I also remember his mom & dad when I worked at Franklin Chiropractic...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa Dantin - Charenton, LA

“My heart goes out to the family.I remember so fondly, many years ago, being with my father "Big Jim" and the other Sunday morning bunch at the Legion...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Jimmy Strubb - Donaldsonville, LA

“All our thoughts and prayers with Roy's Family. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Jim & Judy Shugart - Biloxi, MS

“Chuck, Pam, Bonnie, Lori & Family: Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and friend to many. He lived...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: JIMMY AND JAMIE LOUVIERE CHAUVIN - LA

“Chuck, Pam, Bonnie, Lori & Family: Our deepest sympathy in the passing of your Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and friend to many. He...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: JIMMY AND JAMIE LOUVIERE CHAUVIN - LA

“So very sorry , Mr. Roy was such a good friend, and a good man. Prayers for family and friends. May he rest in peace...... ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Sheryl Landry - Franklin, LA

“Sincerest condolences and prayers for comfort and peace for Mr Par and all family. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Jean Nelson - New Iberia, LA

“Sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Bartlett - Groves, TX

“My prayers to Mr. Roy's family. I met Mr. Roy when I began my tenure at The Center of Hope as Director. His love and compassion for these individuals...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Bonita Peltier - Franklin, LA

“Chuck. And the rest of the Parr Family. Our Sincere Condolences for the loss of y'all dear one. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Michael SUNDBERG - New Iberia, LA

“Many prayers for your family. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Philip Jones - Nederland, TX

“He experienced and lived a great life. Loved Uncle Roy endless stories. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Charis Soprano - Franklin, LA

“So very sorry to hear of Mr. Roy's passing. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Kay Guidroz Larsen - Russellville, AR

“Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Roy rest in God's eternal peace and may...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA


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Funeral services for Roy Edward Parr will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin with a gathering of family and friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. Following the service, he will be laid to rest with Military Honors in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Baldwin.

Roy had many facets to his personality. His determination was a strength that served him well throughout his life time. He completed a carpentry course in trade school during time off from a seven and seven offshore schedule. Skills learned there helped him to read blueprints during his time with Exxon and to completely remodel his entire home over his 62 years of marriage. He built stunning, one of a kind cradles for each of his children's' first born, crafted model pirogues and canoes, created handmade frames for his wife's paintings and even built a stable for the Holy family at Sacred Heart Church to name a few. He was a jack-of-all trades earning him a problem solver persona. Roy's Cajun ingenuity was like no other! Share your dilemma and he always found a fascinating way to overcome the obstacles.

Roy's mentoring reached far and wide as a husband, father, brother, cousin, uncle, boss, and friend! He dedicated his life to striving for a better future for himself and his family. Through exceptional financial planning he retired at the age of fifty-five and never looked back. He lent his experience to the building of The Center of Hope and participated in The American Legion. He enjoyed some traveling throughout the United States and documented a lifetime through photos and stories. Roy loved history and was proud to share his vast knowledge of everything historical! His stories will be missed!

Survivors include his four children, Chuck Parr and his wife Anne Resweber, Pam Parr Pacetti and her husband Rodney Pacetti, Bonnie Parr Trahan and her husband Michael Trahan, and Lori Parr Smith and her husband Curtis Smith; ten grandchildren, Katy Parr Orbeta and her husband Larry, Lisa Parr, Jake Parr and his wife Jolynn, Amy Parr LeBlanc and her husband Jake, Adam Pacetti and his wife Loretta, Emily Pacetti Whitaker and her husband Matt, Carly Trahan Moss and her husband Seth, Scott Trahan, Tyler Smith, and Micah Smith; eleven great grandchildren, Ian Orbeta, Wayne Lee Parr, Alex and Kyle Siddle, Lela Lacombe, Gabby, Gwen, and Cade Pacetti, Emmy and Brayden Moss, and Theia Whitaker; one brother, George Parr and his wife Nancy; one sister, Ann Parr Caro and her husband Louis; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Victoria "Vickie" Landry Parr; one son, Wayne E. Parr; one great grandson, Ellis Cook; his parents, Edward Joseph "Blackie" Parr and Ione Rochel Parr; and one brother, Bennett Parr.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.