William G. Barnett March 10, 1925 May 1, 2013 William G. Barnett, 88, of State College, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the Holli-daysburg Veterans Home. Born March 10, 1925, in Houtzdale, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Cora Glenn Barnett. On June 3, 1977, he married Kay G. Gunsallus, who survives. Also surviving are two children, David A. Barnett and his wife, Deborah, of State College and Diane K. Punola and her husband, David, of Twin Lake, Mich.; two step-children, Karen Christine and her husband, Dell, of Lebanon and Douglas Reed, of New Cumberland; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Daniel H. Barnett. He was a 1942 graduate of Houtzdale High School. Also in 1942, he graduated from Coyn Electrical School in Chicago, Ill. In 1949, William graduated from the Williamsport Tech School for Electrical Construction. He served in the United States Army during WWII. William worked for the Nu Clyde Corporation as an electrician. He was a Methodist by faith. He was a life member of the Alpha Fire Company in State College and belonged to the NRA. William enjoyed listening to music, recording television programs, dancing and roller skating and helping others. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m., on Monday, May 6, 2013, at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 South Atherton Street, State College. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Pastor Dan Nold officiating. Burial will be in Centre County Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alpha Fire Company, 400 West Beaver Avenue, State College, PA 16801. Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com.
Published in Centre Daily Times on May 2, 2013