Henry L. Marr, Jr. of Tampa, FL passed away Wednesday, March 8,
2017. Funeral services
will be conducted
Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Allen Temple AME Church, 2101
N. Lowe Street, with Reverend
Dr. Glenn B. Dames, Jr., officiating. Interment will follow in Rest
Mr. Marr was born in Columbus, OH and was
a resident of Tampa, FL for more than 50 years. He attended Robinson
Senior High School. After graduating high school, Henry enlisted in the
United States Army. In the Army, he served as a Tank Driver and received
a Good Conduct Award. He was honorably discharged in 1979. He was
employed over 28 years as a Bus Operator at Hillsborough Area Regional
Transit (HART). During his tenure with HART, he was actively involved in
the Amalgamated Transit Union. He recently served as the union’s
Financial Secretary. Henry was an active member of Allen Temple AME
Church where he served faithfully until his health began failing.
He leaves to cherish his memory: Wife,
Francia Scott-Marr; Children, Melanese Marr-Thomas (Charles), Dr.
Tayanna Richardson (Shawn), Ginnetta Lucas (Shawn), Christopher Evans,
Jennifer Marr, Josetta Marr, and Joseph Marr; Grandchildren, Ke’yon
Brown, Jalen Richardson, Serena Marr, Adreanne Richardson, Zachary Marr,
Kiara Richardson, Ryann Lucas, and Savion Thomas, Brothers, Nathaniel
Tindall, Herman Marr, and Harold Marr, Sr.; Sister, Cheri Finley.
Additionally, a host of grieving nephews, nieces, cousins, beloved
friends, coworkers and church members share his memories.
The remains will repose from 5:00 pm to
8:00 pm on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N.
Howard Avenue and the family will receive friends from 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.