GETTYSBURG Faber Guy "Barney" Barnhart, Jr., 90, formerly of Hanover, passed peacefully on Friday, December 6, 2013, at Gettysburg Lutheran Home. He was the loving husband of Ardene T. (Yingling) Barnhart, who passed on August 7, 1994. Born June 25, 1923, in Hanover, Faber was a son of the late Faber G. Sr., and Flora (Alsessor) Barnhart. Faber was a graduate of the Eichelberger High School class of 1942. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served his country proudly during WWII. Faber was employed for more than 30 years with Bethlehem Mines prior to retiring in 1985. Mr. Barnhart was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, York St., Hanover. He was a faithful volunteer for Hanover Hospital and the Hanover Red Cross. Faber was also a past member of the Harold H. Bair American Legion Post #14, Hanover, and the Hanover Moose. He enjoyed playing cards and board games with friends and family. Mr. Barnhart is survived by a daughter, Debra F. Garrett and her husband, Ken of Hanover; and a son, Guy K. Barnhart of Gettysburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Barnhart. A service to celebrate the life of Faber "Barney" Barnhart, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, with Pastor Tina Minnich officiating. A time to share memories with the family and an opportunity to view will be on Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Marburg Memorial Gardens, Hanover, where full military honors will be provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Barnhart to the
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Published in Evening Sun on Dec. 8, 2013