Service Information

Service : Monday, February 5th at 12:15 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service
Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Shalom Memorial Park

Shiva Information

Shiva Information

The Family will be receiving calls of condolence at:
The Shipkin Residence
5 Burnt Ember Court
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

Following the service until 8 PM

Congregation Beth Shalom


Cancer Wellness Center


Robert “Bobby” Barr, 77, passed away on February 1, 2024. Beloved husband and best friend of Pepi for 53 wonderful years; loving father of Laura (Adam) Hammer and Melissa (Myles) Barr-Taffel; cherished “Bob’ of his adoring grandchildren Abby, Sophie and Mason; devoted son of the late Sidney and Mimi; much loved brother of Jill (Phil) Shipkin and the late Adrienne; treasured uncle of many nieces and nephews. Bobby had a passion for all things cars- from washing cars, to going to car shows, to collecting cars. Bobby enjoyed 60’s juke box music as well as a good game of pinball, but his greatest love was for his family. He will be dearly missed. Memorial donations in his honor to Congregation Beth Shalom, or the Cancer Wellness Center, Interment Shalom Memorial Park. Chapel service, Monday, February 5, 2024, 12:15 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL. For the link to view the service, shiva information and to leave condolences: or (847) 255-3520.

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