James B. Barnhart

November 6, 1927 ~ January 30, 2019



James B. Barnhart, 91, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on January 30, 2019 at the Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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 grandchildren.

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 visitation.

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.


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