Dale L. “Bud” Barnhart, 89, a well known Chicora resident, and long time borough councilman, passed away early Friday Morning, August 3, 2018 at Butler Memorial Hospital. Dale was born in Chicora on April 8, 1929. He was the son of Charles L. and Bertha Hilgar Barnhart. Bud was a 1948 graduate of Chicora High School and was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. Bud belonged to the Mt. Joy United Methodist Church in Knox. He served several terms on Chicora Borough Council where he held various offices. He was a life member of the Chicora Fire Department and had served the department as Assistant Fire Chief. He was also a lifetime member of the Chicora moose, and the New Castle Shriners, and also a member of the Chicora Argyle Lodge F&AM 540. Bud enjoyed camping at Wolf’s Camp Ground in Knox, and spending winters in Lorida, Florida where he enjoyed fishing and playing cards with friends. Bud most especially enjoyed the company of his grand kids. Bud is survived by his wife Barbara A. Hutchison Barnhart, whom he married in Chicora January 12, 1951. Also surviving are two daughters, Debbie Sheakley and her husband, Doug, of Karns City, Laurie D. Young and her husband, Ron, of Chicora. Three grandchildren survive, Shaun D. Sheakley of Karns City, Jason Young of Chicora, and Jamie Saylor and her husband, Bob, of Bruin; five great grandchildren, Marlee and Danika Sheakley, and Austin, Amber, and Sydney Young, a brother in law, Dick Craig, of Chicora, two sisters in law, Sherry Miller Stark, of Chicora, and Pat Hutchison, of Florida, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Craig, and his in laws, Arnold “Zeke” and Mildred “Mid” Hutchison. He was also preceded in death by two brothers in law Don Hutchison and Dick Miller. Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd. Chicora, from 1-3 and 6-8pm Sunday. A funeral service will be held from the funeral home at 11am Monday, with the Rev. Dan Myers, former pastor of the Mt. Joy United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Hemphill Cemetery, Chicora. Military Honors will be provided at the funeral home on Monday by the Chicora, Brady’s Bend, and East Brady American Legion Posts. The Chicora Fire Department will hold a memorial service at 7:45pm on Sunday at the Funeral Home and will provide funeral honors on Monday. Memorial contributions in Mr. Barnhart’s name may be made to Mount Joy Church 159 Mt. Joy Rd. Knox, Pa 16232 or the Chicora Fire Department P.O. Box F Chicora, Pa 16025. For more information, or to send a condolence, please visit www.hilefh.com.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Dale L Barnhart April 8 1929 August 3 2018 (age 89).
Death notice for the town of: Emlenton, state: Pennsylvania