Paul Barnhart Sr., 86

March 20, 2009

DEC. 28, 1922-MARACH 18,2009

FRONT ROYAL, Va. - Paul Barnhart Sr., 86, of Front Royal, died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal.

Born Dec. 28, 1922, in Clear Spring, he was the son of the late Henry Clinton and Gertrude Viola Timmons Barnhart.

He retired as a commercial salesman from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.

He was a veteran of World War II.

He was a member of Bennett's Chapel United Methodist Church in Front Royal.

He is survived by his wife, Katherine Barnhart; seven children, Paul Barnhart Jr., Leonard Barnhart and Betty Spilman, all of Front Royal, David Barnhart of Browntown, Va., Marylou Stottlemyer of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., Paula McKusker of Little Orleans, Md., and Patricia Street of Bayse, Va.; one sister, Clara Norris of Hagerstown; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.


Services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal. The Rev. Sarah Cho will officiate. Burial will follow in Bennett's Chapel Cemetery, Front Royal.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bennett's Chapel United Methodist Church, 839 Rivermont Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630.

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