Allen Leslie Barr

May 11, 1940 ~ April 22, 2018 (age 77)

Allen Leslie Barr, 77, of Penrose, CO, passed away April 22, 2018.  He was born May 11, 1940 to Stephan and Edna (Allen) Barr in Pueblo, CO.  After graduating with a degree in education, Allen taught at Florence High School and numerous schools throughout Colorado before changing careers and opening his own Greyhound Kennel and training service.  When he wasn’t busy with his Greyhounds, Allen made regular visits the library to see friends and sit down with a good book.  He leaves to cherish his memory, wife Charlotte “Ann” Barr; children, Denell Mares and Denine Perkins; sister Myra Degrado, 14 grandchildren and four great grandchildren as well as numerous niece, nephews and greats.  He was preceded by his daughters, Shirley and Deana Kae. He was also preceded by his grandson Leslie, niece Renee, and brother in law Carl DeGrado, and his parents. Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM, Wednesday , May 2, 2018 at Harwood Chapel, 516 N. 10th, Canon City, CO.  A potluck will be served immediately following.  Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left at

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