Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.
Prev article
Next article
Time to read
1 minute
Read so far


November 22, 2023 - 00:00
Posted in:

Sylvester Truman Parr, age 78, of Weimar, Texas, formerly of Cat Spring, peacefully passed away, leaving a legacy of love and dedication. Born to Claude and Leara Parr, Sylvester spent 26 years as a devoted employee of the San Bernard Electric Cooperative, where his strong work ethic and commitment shone through. His passing leaves a void in the hearts of those who knew and cherished him.

A true Texan through and through, Sylvester found solace and joy in the landscapes of Weimar. His roots were firmly planted in the soil he cared for, transitioning from Cat Spring to Weimar, where he continued to build a life surrounded by the warmth of family and the simplicity of country living.

Survived by his loving wife Jo Parr, son Donnie Parr, granddaughter Ryleigh Parr, brother Billy Parr (Bernadetta), brother’s in-law Leo Orsak, Paul Orsak (Loyce), Michael Orsak (Paul Sumrall), and sister in-law Mary Bender (Earl). He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Raymond Parr. Sylvester’s family was the bedrock of his existence. He shared countless moments with his extended family, fostering a bond that transcends the passage of time.

In the quiet expanses of nature, Sylvester discovered his truest passions. Whether he was hunting, fishing, or tending to his beloved cows, his connection with the land was profound. Some of his finest moments were teaching his granddaughter how to do the same. The Parr Ranch bore witness to his stewardship, a testament to his dedication to the ranching way of life. His legacy lives on through the knowledge he imparted to his son and granddaughter, passing down the invaluable lessons of the land.

Sylvester Truman Parr will be remembered not only for his years of service and hard work but also for the love he cultivated within his family and the land he cherished. As we say our goodbyes, we celebrate a life well-lived and a spirit that will forever linger in the rustle of leaves and the gentle sway of the fields he so dearly loved.

Online condolences may be given at