HJ407: Celebrating the life of Donald W. Parr, Sr.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 407
Celebrating the life of Donald W. Parr, Sr.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 4, 2014
Agreed to by the Senate, March 6, 2014

 

WHEREAS, Donald W. Parr, Sr., a respected businessman and devoted community leader in Hopewell, died on December 9, 2013; and

WHEREAS, as a co-owner of Parr & Abernathy Realty, Inc., since 1986, Donald Parr answered his calling and helped countless people in the area find the perfect home; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr was an active member of the realty field; he served as a past president of the Southside Board of Realtors and earned many awards and accolades throughout his career; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr further served the community as a member of the Hopewell-Prince George Chamber of Commerce, and he worked to safeguard the people of Hopewell as a member of the board of directors for the Hopewell Emergency Crew; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr donated his time and talents to better the lives of his fellow community members as a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Hopewell, a member of Hopewell Downtown Partnership, and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as a longtime member of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Paige; sons, Donald, Jr., Michael, and Kevin, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Donald W. Parr, Sr., a respected business owner and a leader in the Hopewell community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Donald W. Parr, Sr., as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 407

Offered February 28, 2014
Celebrating the life of Donald W. Parr, Sr.
Patron-- Ingram

WHEREAS, Donald W. Parr, Sr., a respected businessman and devoted community leader in Hopewell, died on December 9, 2013; and

WHEREAS, as a co-owner of Parr & Abernathy Realty, Inc., since 1986, Donald Parr answered his calling and helped countless people in the area find the perfect home; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr was an active member of the realty field; he served as a past president of the Southside Board of Realtors and earned many awards and accolades throughout his career; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr further served the community as a member of the Hopewell-Prince George Chamber of Commerce, and he worked to safeguard the people of Hopewell as a member of the board of directors for the Hopewell Emergency Crew; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr donated his time and talents to better the lives of his fellow community members as a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Hopewell, a member of Hopewell Downtown Partnership, and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as a longtime member of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church; and

WHEREAS, Donald Parr will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Paige; sons, Donald, Jr., Michael, and Kevin, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Donald W. Parr, Sr., a respected business owner and a leader in the Hopewell community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Donald W. Parr, Sr., as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.