Raymond A. Barnhart, 63, of Yukon, PA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 18, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born October 26, 1957 in Greensburg, PA. Son of the late Russell E. and Roberta M. (Johnson) Barnhart. After high school, Raymond was a laborer and brick layer for many years. Raymond loved spending time with his family and enjoyed family gatherings. He was a jokester and loved to make everyone laugh and smile. He loved music; playing music in his home every day and attending many oldies dances with his wife. He enjoyed taking his family to see Christmas lights every year, trick or treating with the grandkids at the mall and visiting the Pittsburgh Zoo. He loved to work in his garden, was a collector of match box cars, enjoyed a cigarette or two and Mickey's Big Mouth beers. He was loving known as the "Joke Man", “Choc Boy”, "Big Ray" and "Donk". He is preceded in death by both parents, one brother - Russell E. Barnhart and three sisters - Veronica Gray, Linda Houck and Bonnie Leskosek. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years - Carla Mae (Allemeier) Barnhart of Yukon, PA, one daughter – Crystal Barnhart and fiance Joseph School of Yukon, PA, one sister – Ruth Shotts and husband Dave of Ruffsdale, PA, two grandchildren – Emalyn Smith and Colson Smith, brother-in-law – Jim Leskosek, many nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Baby that never left his side. Friends will be received on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 1 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm at the Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 Madison, PA – Ronald A. Rich Jr., Supervisor/FD. Services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Green officiating. Interment will follow at the Westmoreland Memorial Park Cemetery in Greensburg, PA. The family would like to thank all the nurses and doctors from Excela Westmoreland Hospital, Heartland Hospice and OSPTA Home Health for all the loving and compassionate care provided to Raymond. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations to be made to the Humane Society of Westmoreland County 139 Humane Society Rd. Greensburg, PA 15601 in memory of Raymond. Masks are highly recommended to be worn while in the funeral home.
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Humane Society of Westmoreland County
139 Humane Society Rd., Greensburg PA 15601