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Lloyd Melvin Barr

November 1, 1958 ~ August 12, 2021 (age 62)

Obituary

A beloved father, Grandpa, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin, and friend, Lloyd Barr left this world unexpectedly on August 12, 2021.  Born November 1, 1958 to Phyllis and Clarence Barr and lived in Muckleshoot all his life.  Eventually he became known as Magilla which eventually was shorten to Gilla. 

Lloyd received his GED and continued onto vocational school to study to be a cook.  With his brother beside him they would cook for family dinners and a few weddings.  Eventually Lloyd went on to starting a career at Muckleshoot Casino first as a VGD clerk and worked his way up to supervisor.  In between he helped taking care of his Uncles Johnny and Alex.

In January of 1976 he and Patsy Paul welcomed into the world their baby girl BillyJean.  Later on in life he welcomed Byron into his life then he and Ann Moses had a girl, Melanie.

Gilla loved to play basketball, softball, slots, cook, talk, tell jokes and just goof around.  He had many friends and family that he shared special nicknames with, he probably gave you one.  But he definitely remembered when he saw you what your nickname was.  Gilla was a very caring person who would help anyone that needed it, even give you his last dollar.  Definitely would make everyone laugh and make your day better

He leaves behind his children Byron Moses and Melanie Moses.  Grandchildren; Katia, Kimber, Savina, Trista, Quentin, Kayden, and Z-Anna.  Sisters; Marie Johnson, Pearl Suchan, C. Gerri Williams.  His brothers; Dale Barr Sr, Kelvin Barr Sr, John Barr.  His Aunts; Doris Allen, Helene (Marvin) Williams, Elaine Toots Baker.  His Uncles; Kenny (Charlotte) Williams and Alfred (Loretta) Williams.  Several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Lloyd is greeted in heaven by his parents Clarence and Phyllis Barr, step dad Allen Moses.  Sister Harriet Williams, brother Clarence Billy Barr, daughter BillyJean Barr.

His presence in our lives will be sorely missed.  When you think of Lloyd “Magilla”, celebrate the good memories you have of him. 

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