Louis Edward Pharr, 56 of Charleston, WV departed this life December 31, 2020. Born June 15, 1964 in Madison, WV to the late Louis Isaac and Joetta “Freda” Pharr, Louis was a graduate of Charleston High School where he was a standout basketball player for the Mountain Lions. After graduation Louis joined the U.S. Army, where he enjoyed traveling and became a Material Storage and Handling Specialist. He was a beloved father, son, brother, and uncle who enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Chef Lou will be remembered for being a life-long Raiders football fan, his big pots of chili, contagious smile, and love for life. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
Louis was preceded in death by his parents, brother, David W. Pharr, uncles; Rosco, Reginald, and Manifred Smoot, and aunt, Hattie Smoot.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Fawn Washington, Las Vegas, NV, and Joetta E. Pharr (Everett Hunter), Charleston, WV, sister, Jennifer Pharr, Charleston, WV, niece, Dolores Pharr, nephews, David I. Pharr and Zion Suddeth, aunts, Phyllis Holbert and Cornelia Smoot, uncle, Richard Smoot, and a host of cousins, family, and friends.
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