James R. Barnhart, Sr.
James R. “Tink” Barnhart, Sr., age 75, of Warfordsburg, Pa., died Friday, February 1, 2013 at his home.
Born October 27, 1937, he was the son of the late James Elwood and Gwendolyn Hann Barnhart and husband of Marlene Golden Barnhart, who he married October 17, 1959 at the Piney Plains Methodist Church.
Tink was retired owner and operator of Barnhart’s Store, Warfordsburg, attended the Hancock Assembly of God Church, was a member of the James W. Bowers AF & AM Masonic Lodge, Hancock, the Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion, was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a 1955 graduate of the Warfords-burg High School.
Besides his wife he is survived by one son, Jimmy Barnhart and wife Tracy of Warfordsburg and one daughter, Kimberly Barnhart-Hulock and husband Steve of Chambersburg, Pa.; two sisters, Norma Moats of Hancock and Patricia Dodson, Jacksonville, N.C. and two brothers, Hobert Barnhart, Little Orleans, Md. and Rick Barnhart, Needmore, Pa. Also surviving are grandchildren, Timothy and Bo Divelbliss and Alexandra, Christian and Elijah Barnhart.
Tink was preceded in death by one infant daughter and one brother, Roger “Beanie” Barnhart.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Hancock Assembly of God, Rev. Don Preston and Rev. Robert D. Smith, Sr. will officiate. A military service will be conducted by the Tri-State Honor Guard and there will be a Masonic Service by the James W. Bowers Lodge #173 AF&AM, Hancock.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his name can be made to Lutheran Home Care Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202 or to Hancock Assembly of God, 431 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Hancock, MD 21750.
Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com.
This is a paid obituary.