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OTA stalwart Bud Barr passes away

COBOURG, Ont. -- The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is mourning the loss of long-time friend and truc...


COBOURG, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is mourning the loss of long-time friend and trucking industry stalwart Bud Barr.

 

Barr passed away yesterday at Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg. A funeral mass is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 379 Division St. N. in Cobourg. For further information go to www.allisonfuneralhome.com.

 

Contributions can be made to the OTA Education Foundation, a program he managed for several years while retired.

 

“On behalf of the Ontario Trucking Association, I would like to express our deeply felt sadness on the passing of Bud and our sympathies to his family,” said OTA president, David Bradley. “Bud was an institution at OTA, an organization I know he loved and in so doing inspired us all. There was not a voluntary position at OTA that Bud did not hold. He was indeed as much a part of our group as the association staff. He will be greatly missed.”


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