Gary Wade Barnhart, age 55, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at his home. Gary was born on May 18, 1959 in Granite City, IL, a son to Lawrence and Alpha (Helvey) Barnhart.
Gary had worked for Illinois Distributing as a driver. He enjoyed fishing, camping and watching baseball. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends, whom he adored. Gary will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Barnhart.
Gary is survived by his devoted wife, Patricia (Ahrens) Barnhart of Granite City, IL; dear son, Josh Barnhart of Granite City, IL; loving mother, Alpha Barnhart of Granite City, IL; brother, Dennis Barnhart of Mulberry Grove, IL; niece, Jennifer Barnhart of Murfreesboro, TN; extended family and many friends.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
In celebration of his life, funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL with Pastor Mark Maynard officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.
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