Ronald Lester Barnhart

October 23, 1940 ‒ November 26, 2015

Delaware, Ohio

Ronald Lester Barnhart, age 75, of Delaware, passed away at his residence in Webster, Florida on Thursday, November 26, 2015.

He was born in Columbus on October 23, 1940, the son of the late James Leroy Barnhart and Grace Anna (Flagg) Mays.

Ron spent his career as a self-employed truck driver. He was a member of the National Hot Rod Association. Ron enjoyed his home in Florida, animals, old cars, and spending time with his grandchildren.

On February 16, 1959 he married Bonnie (Estes) Barnhart who survives.

In addition to his wife of 56 years, Ron is survived by his four daughters, Brenda (Roy) Mullins of Kissimmee, Florida, Sherry Brumfield of Delaware, Roberta (Adolph) Morczek of Marion, and Christy Freeman of Utica; five grandchildren, Jesse Mullins, Amy Armstrong, Kyle Brumfield, Chrystal Morczek, and Cheris Morczek; four brothers, Michael, Darren, David, and Mike; four sisters, Annette, Belva, Carolyn, and Jackie; and nine great grandchildren.

Ron is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Nicola Mullins; and brother, Jim Barnhart.

Visitation will be held at Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm with a Funeral Service to follow at 7:00 pm with Pastor Don Lockwood officiating. Burial will be held at New House Cemetery at a later date.

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  • Brenda,
    Our condolences to your family during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May your dad rest in peace.
    When you return to Florida if you need anything we are here for you.
    Please give “mom” a hug from me as well as my condolences to your family.

    With our deepest sympathy
    Sonya Budd and Brian Cacioppo

  • Sherry, our prayers are with you and your Mom and your family…. Our deepest sympathy to all of you on the loss of your Dad, I know how much you loved him. Love to you dear friend,
    Ron and Debbie, Don and Ruth Boggs

  • Bonnie, Brenda, Yibby, and all of your family. I am so saddened by the loss of your husband/father/grandfather. I know hiw awful you feel a s how deeply you hurt. I won’t tell you that time will help. I will tell tou you’re in my thoughts and prayers. Remember God is only prayer away! PLEASE do not hesitate to let me lnow if there’s anything I can do!! Love you guys!!

  • Sherry,
    Our condolences to your family during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May your dad rest in peace. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to let us know.

    Love to you and your family,

    Robert and Brenda Estes
    Candy and Zach Linscott
    Stephanie and Kaleb Jordan

  • Bonnie and family. so sorry to hear of my cousins death. Prayers are said for you , your family and friends. Remember all the memories. They will keep you going.

  • Brenda my heart is sad for you and your family. Loss is nothing that can be healed with words as it lies deep within our souls the love we shall so miss.

    Our condolences to you and all your family at this time. Keeping you in our hearts and prayers.

    Dottie and Joe McDermott

  • I’m so sorry Sherri. I know how much he meant to you. Take care and God bless you and your family

  • Christy,
    So sorry to hear of your Dads passing. My prayers and heartfelt sympathy go out to you and your family. Hugs!

  • Hi Brenda, myself, Dixie, Penny, nina and Katrina want to send our deepest condolences! We are all thinking of you, we are together now and just reviewed the obituary for your father. Praying and hoping peaceful week for you and your family! From all the girls in the office! Big, big hugs!

  • Sorry to here of your Dads passing my prayers go out to all of you he was a very caring man he will be dearly missed

  • I am Ron’s brother Roy “Buddy” Barnhart.

    Our family needed to reach out from our hearts even when words are insufficient. I needed to give the gift of appreciation and respect to my brother and tell you how he touched my life.
    He was beside me and helped me when our dad died and when I needed him the most. I appreciated and respected him for that.
    Inhale his memory through the eyes of his family and friends, “Until we meet again Brother”.

    Roy Barnhart & Renetta Johnson