Barnhart, 91, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away
on January 30, 2019 at the Sunnyview Nursing and
He was born November 6, 1927 in Greece City,
Pennsylvania to the late James B. Barnhart and the
late Edith W. Hough Barnhart.
James was a veteran of the United States Air Force
serving in World War II. He was a welder for Spang
Company for 38 years retiring in 1986. James was a
member of St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church. He
also enjoyed yard sales, auctions and hunting.
James is survived by his two sons, Terry J.Barnhart
and his companion Charlotte Owens of Aberdeen, MD,
Kevin M. Barnhart and his wife Barbara of Butler,
PA; one daughter, Laurie D. Henry and her companion
Terry M. Ellis of Anderson, SC; three grandchildren,
Heather Henry, Brandi Kelly and her husband Chuck,
Ryan M. Barnhart and his wife Ginger; seven great
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death
by his wife, Patricia Jean Barnhart, whom he married
on September 9, 1949 and who passed away on August
25, 2016, and two sisters.
As per his wishes, there will be no public
A private graveside service for immediate family
only was held at Concord Cemetery in Hooker, PA with
Aaron Minister Robert Niggel, officiating.
Arrangements were handled by Thompson-Miller Funeral
Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA 16001.