Darrel E. Barr, age 82, of Melrose, Iowa passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the Monroe County Hospital & Clinics. He was born on September 21, 1939 to Dwight and Edna (Smith) Barr. \n\nA time of celebration and benefit auction will be held on September 4, 2022, starting at 11:00 a.m. at the Green Acres Community Building in Melrose, Iowa. \n\nDarrel married Deb Henderson on May 4, 2013. They shared many great memories together and enjoyed life to the fullest. Darrel was known for his stewardship around Green Acres. He also enjoyed being part of the big bbq parties. Most of all he enjoyed hanging out with his buddies and having a beer. \n\nHe is survived by his wife, Deb Barr of Melrose; three daughters, Penny, Tracy and Tammy; two sons, Tim and Cory Barr; two step-sons, Pat and Randy; one step-daughter, Jan; two brothers, Darwin and Robert and many grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dwight and Edna, two sisters and two granddaughters.