James "Tink" Barnhart Sr., 75

OCT. 27, 1937-FEB. 1, 2013

February 02, 2013

James R. "Tink" Barnhart Sr., 75, of Warfordsburg, Pa., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at his home.

Born Oct. 27, 1937, he was the son of the late James Elwood and Gwendolyn Hann Barnhart, and husband of Marlene Golden Barnhart, whom he married Oct. 17, 1959, at Piney Plains Methodist Church.

Tink was the retired owner and operator of Barnhart's Store in Warfordsburg, attended Hancock Assembly of God Church, was a member of James W. Bowers AF&AM Masonic Lodge in Hancock and Webster B. Harrison American Legion Post 26, was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a 1955 graduate of Warfordsburg High School.

Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Jimmy Barnhart and his wife, Tracy, of Warfordsburg; one daughter, Kimberly Barnhart-Hulock and her husband, Steve, of Chambersburg, Pa.; two sisters, Norma Moats of Hancock and Patricia Dodson of Jacksonville, N.C.; two brothers, Hobert Barnhart of Little Orleans, Md., and Rick Barnhart of Needmore, Pa.; and 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 Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Hancock Assembly of God Church. The Rev. Don Preston and the Rev. Robert D. Smith Sr. will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to Lutheran Home Care Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202 or Hancock Assembly of God Church, 431 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock, MD 21750.

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