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Aug 24, 2016

Dick Barnhart, age 68, of Murphy, NC passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Murphy Medical Center.

He was a native of Wood County, WV; son of the late William and Carrie Ann Williams Barnhart. Dick loved going to church, spending time with his grandkids and great- grandsons. He was a member of Old Fashioned Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Richard James Barnhart.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Oliver Barnhart; two daughters, Ronda Roberson and husband, Shane of Copperhill, TN and Becky McClure and husband, Robert of Murphy, NC; two brothers, Larry Barnhart and Penny of Belmont, WV and Kit Williams and wife, Linda of Rougemont, NC; one sister, Sherry Frase of Akron, OH; four grandchildren, Julie Roberson and fiance, Keaton Killian, Alexandria Vazquez and husband, Tony, Jeffrey Roberson and Samantha Hayes and husband, Lucas; great grandchildren, Tucker Vazquez, Mason Vazquez and Landon Hayes and lifelong friend, Jim Boor and wife, Charolette of Belmont, WV.

Funeral Services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2016 at the Old Fashioned Baptist Church. Pastor Hoyt Brown, Rev. Jesse Sisson and Jeffrey Roberson will officiate. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randy Hensley, Charles Hogsed, Eddie Garrett, Tony Vazquez, Jerry Oliver and Eddie Lockaby. Honorary pall bearers will be Tommy Brooks, Frances Cook, Jim Boor, Matthew Lockaby, Michael Lockaby and Mark Lockaby.

The family received friends from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home in Murphy, NC.

You may send tributes to the Barnhart family at www.townson-rose.com

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.