Max E. Barnhart Sr., 85, of Somerset, formerly of Drakes, passed away on Wednesday, March the 17th at his home.
Max was born on August 11, 1935 in Long Bottom in Meigs County. Max was the youngest of 11 children to Joseph Earl and Martha Elizabeth (Pickering) Barnhart.
He retired from Altier Brothers Oil, was a member of the Community Freewill Baptist Church, was a lifetime member of the Corning Eagles 463, and had a great passion for cars, golf, and people.
Max is survived by his wife Joelyn (Woods) Barnhart; children, Vickie (Curt) Spitzer, Max (Melinda) Barnhart, Jodi (Jeff) Dunlap, Christy Weidner, Jay (Kristi) Barnhart, Bryan Barnhart, Diane (Tim) Thompson, Chip (Tiffany) McCabe and Amy (Ryan) Merckle; 28 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, 7 sisters, and 2 granddaughters.
Friends may call on Sunday March 21st from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Community Freewill Baptist Church, 4404 Twp. Rd. 40 NE, Somerset Ohio 43783.
Funeral services will be held at the Church on Monday, March 22,2021 at 11:00 AM with calling hours 1 hour prior to the service with the Pastor. Scott Hutchinson officiating.
Committal services will be at Success Cemetery, County Rd #46, which is Success Rd. off of Rt 7, in Meigs County at 2:30 PM
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