Gerald Dane Barr 59 of Beecher City, IL, passed away at 5:15 PM Sunday Jan. 4, 2015 at his home.

Dane was born Sept. 20, 1955 to Dorwin and Charlene (Hancock) Barr.

He is loved and will be missed by his Father and siblings: Sue (Bob) Moore of Fisher, IL, Stinson (Kathy) Barr of Effingham, Preston (Connie) Barr of Effingham and Renee` (Tim) Cotter of Effingham.He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his Mother.

Dane was employed at Barr Construction and Remodeling for 38 years.

Visitation at Lockart and Green Funeral Home in Beecher City on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 .A private family memorial service and interment will be held.

Memorials may be made in Dane’s memory to St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Hospice.