Richard L. Barnhart, 67

June 19, 2009

MAY 20, 1942-JUNE 18, 2009

Richard Lee Barnhart, 67, of Hagerstown, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2009, at his home.

Born May 20, 1942, in Mount Pleasant, Pa., he was the son of Vassie O. and Joan (McCabe) Barnhart of Hagerstown.

He was a 1960 graduate of Hempfield High School.

Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam era.

He worked as a mechanic in the trucking industry.

He was of Lutheran faith.

Richard will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Judith D. (Barkdoll) Barnhart; a daughter, Jaimie, and husband Michael Wiles and their daughter McKayla of Hagerstown; a sister, Deborah O'Neal of Smithsburg; four brothers, Eugene Barnhart of Waynesboro, James Barnhart of LaPlata, Md., Gary Barnhart of Leitersburg and David Barnhart of Hagerstown.


A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with Pastor Jim Mueller officiating.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or to The Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS), Maryland Chapter, 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza 3, Suite 100, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.

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