James Barnhart Obituary

James C. Barnhart
Jim Barnhart
James C. Barnhart

June 29, 1933 - November 3, 2008
Born in Mount Pleasant, PA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Jim Barnhart, 75, died of cancer on Monday, November 3, 2008 at Hospice Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 1:30pm Thursday at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel with private burial to be held at a later date at Glendale Cemetery.

Jim was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania to John and Grace (Cowan) Barnhart. After graduating from Grove City College, Jim served two years in the US Army. He married his wife Joan in August of 1958 and they moved to Boise, Idaho where they resided for twenty years. They moved to Des Moines in 1978.
Jim retired from the Atlas Companies in 1999. He loved to build model ships, fishing, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and spending time with his grandchildren.

Jim is survived by his wife, Joan, his children, James W. Barnhart of Des Moines and Nancy (Craig) Phillips of Newton; his sister Elizabeth Ann Blaine of Boise, Idaho; his grandchildren, Tim, Kendra and Joseph; three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one niece, Ann.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 pm Wednesday at Westover Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to College Avenue Christian Church.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Thursday, November 6, 2008
1:30 PM

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College Avenue Christian Church
4440 College Avenue
Des Moines, IA