HUGH ARTHUR STROUD BARRS, 9, of Atlantic (Svcs. 10/19/19)


October 5th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

HUGH ARTHUR STROUD BARRS, 9, the son of Ian and Buffy (Roland) Barrs, of Atlantic, died Friday, Oct. 4th, at Mercy Medical Center, in Des Moines. Funeral Services for HUGH BARRS will be held 2-p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19th, at the Atlantic Evangelical Free Church. Roland Funeral Home, in Atlantic has the arrangements.


An open visitation will be available Oct. 17th from 8-a.m. to 5:30-p.m. at the funeral home, and on Oct. 18th from 8-a.m. Oct. 18th until the time of family visitation, which runs from 6-until 9-p.m.; Online condolences may be left at

Burial is in the Atlantic Cemetery.

Hugh’s Family will be forever grateful for the exceptional care he received and suggest memorials be directed to them for later designation to Children’s Hospital in Omaha, Childserve and Mercy Medical Center PICU in Des Moines.

HUGH BARRS is survived by:

Parents:  Ian and Buffy Barrs of Atlantic.

Siblings:  Fiona, Emmaline & Drew.

Grandparents:  Warren & Amy Roland of Atlantic; John & Jill Barrs of Liss Hampshire, Great Britain.