POLAND -- Kenneth W. Barnhart, 99, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at the Inn at Poland Way.
He was born on Sept. 8, 1923, in Youngstown, a son of Frank Henry and Bessie Rice Barnhart.
Kenneth was a 1941 graduate of The Rayen School and worked in sales at Lowry Supply.
He was an active member of Holy Family Church, where he served as an usher.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Mildred S. Richards Barnhart, whom he married on Aug. 21, 1948; sons, Richard (Patti) Barnhart of Columbus and David (Kelly) Barnhart of Las Vegas; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Barnhart of Pittsburgh; six grandchildren, Erik Barnhart, Cory (Tammy) Barnhart, Emily (Meryl Scarton) Barnhart, Mike (Meghan) Barnhart, Benjamin Barnhart and Bridget Barnhart; and six great-grandchildren, Jessica and Emily Barnhart, Erik and Joshua Barnhart, and Maeve and Maren Barnhart.
In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his son, Thomas Barnhart; and grandchild, Daniel Barnhart.
Ken was very industrious and well liked. He was quick to strike up a conversation and loved making witty one liners. Ken was mechanically inclined and could tune an engine, repair almost anything and especially enjoyed woodworking projects using his Dewit table saw.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at Holy Family Church.
Arrangements are by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel.