Robert Terry Barnhart

Born: Fri., Aug. 8, 1952
Died: Sun., May 14, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., May 19, 2017
Location: Ronan Funeral Home

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., May 20, 2017
Location: Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Robert Terry Barnhart, 64, of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at home.


Born August 8, 1952 in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Ivan P. Barnhart Jr. and Helen (Churches) Barnhart.


Bob retired after over 30 years of service as the Deputy Director of Contracting for the Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg.  After retirement he founded  Logistics & Acquisition Partners.


An avid golfer, he also enjoyed spending time with family and friends and traveling.


Surviving are his wife of 45 years:  Ginger (Bowers) Barnhart; a son:  Bo Barnhart ( and wife Erin Griffiths) of San Francisco, CA; a daughter:  Kristi Hart (and husband Brian) of Perkiomenville, PA; two brothers:  Dennis Barnhart of Chambersburg and Steven Barnhart of St. Thomas;  three grandchildren:  Ellie, Henry and Maeve.


Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A. M. Saturday, May 20, 2017 from Mt. Zion  Lutheran Church, 325 Old Stonehouse Rd., S, Boiling Springs, with the Rev. Deborah L. Brumbaugh officiating.  Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.  Visitation will be at the Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle on Friday from 6:00 P. M. until 8:00 P. M.  


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1111 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, NY 11714 or at


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Kathleen Acox Nies
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
Please pass prayers and thoughts to Bob's family. He was a good boss.

Ruthie Maggs
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
Dear Ginger and family,
I have fond memories of Bob arguing with Carmie as an intern and later on in management. He used to call me little Carmie when I worked for her. I always enjoyed his sense of humor and the fun that was had at the many OClub parties. I pray that the deluge of happy memories will help you through the difficult days ahead. My prayers are with all of you. May God Bless and comfort you. My deepest sympathy.

Greg John
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
Ginger and family,

I'm so sorry to learn of Bob's passing. May God be with you as you endeavor forward on your journey without Bob by your side.

With deepest sympathy,
Greg John

Donna and Paul Myers
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
Dear, Sweet Ginger and family,
We send our sympathy and love to all of you.

Jim and Nancy Hoffman
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
We send our deepest sympathy. Bob will be greatly missed. We continue to pray that you will find comfort and peace in your special memories. May God's love surround you at this most difficult time. He will be in our hearts always. Love, Jim and Nancy

Wayne Hawk
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
I lost a good friend and colleague. Our prayers are with your family. Rest in peace Bob.

   Posted Tue May 16, 2017

Deanna Morrison
   Posted Tue May 16, 2017
So sad to hear of Bob's passing. What a great guy Bob was and may all the memories you and the family have help you through this time of grief. Good Blessings for comfort able strength.

Patti Risser -married to Rick Risser - Annville Auto Center Softball Team
   Posted Tue May 16, 2017
Dear Ginger and Family... wow it has been such along time since those softball days and I am so sorry I am writing to you now under these circumstances Barney was a great person and friend, so funny-we had a lot of good times, following these silly men with our little ones and hoping they don't yell at the umpires or opponents too much!!!! Great times !! I am so sorry for your loss!! Please know you our in my thoughts and prayers. !! Stay strong, Barney would want it to be that way!! Love always, Patti Risser

Randy Hammond
   Posted Tue May 16, 2017
Dear Ginger, Bo & Kristi - we are so sorry and shocked to learn of Terry's passing. So many memories of the good times we had so many years ago -- but never forgotten. I was always in awe of Terry's recall of every game and every play and every detail of each game we played. Our very sincere and deepest sympathies to each of you. Many, many great memories of a truly great guy and friend.

Randy & Deb Hammond

Sally Forbes (Isenberger)
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
Dear Ginger,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Robbie Foreman
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
Ginger, I don't have enough words to say how very sorry I am. He was the best! Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts! Love you!

Steve and Deb Nelson
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
Dear Ginger and Family,
May care & love of all those around you provide comfort and peace to see you all through the days ahead. Our most sincere sympathies & condolences to all.
God Bless...
Steve & Deb Nelson

bill wolfe
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
Ginger and family,
I am so saddened because Bob and I started our careers the same day and spent so many months together at the vaerious courses. I have many fond memories. I considered Bob a wonderful friend and work associate. He was easy to respect as a professional. He was so darn intelligent. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

Rose davis
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
Dear Ginger and family
We worked our entire career with Bob...he was a good man and friend..may he Rest In Peace
Most sincerely, Rose and Bill Davis

Cathie Upperman Cordell
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
Dear Ginger, I can't think of any words to say, except you are in my heart and prayers. What a great loss.

Jim Fallon
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
First met Bob at UVA in 85...both in a month long NAVMAT sponsored curriculum...loved riding in the Caddy! Solidified our friendship during my four years stationed in Mechanicsburg. Awesome gentleman and family man! He will be missed...Fair winds my friend...

Joannie Noble
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017

So sorry to read of Terry's passing. I called Kent to let him know, and of course, he was shocked. I would like to be there Saturday to represent the Swartz clan, but I have guests from out-of-state arriving late that morning. Please know that you and the kids and grandkids are in my thoughts; and I'm wishing all of you happier days ahead.

God bless,

Angela Kirkpatrick Carson
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
Dearest Ginger, I can't begin to express my sympathy, you & your family have my prayers & love always. Terry was such a gentle, sweet man. God keep you ALL in his hands & care.

CAPT Chris Mosher
   Posted Wed May 17, 2017
Our deepest condolences. Bob was a "Hall of Famer" at NAVICP and a true gentlemen. Thoughts and prayers from the Mosher family.

Betty Magaro
   Posted Thu May 18, 2017
Dear Ginger and Family,

Bob always had a smile on his face. He was my second level boss for a few years and was such a pleasant person to work with. He always asked about my family and knew their names.

I was walking to a meeting one day when I heard Bob yell "Hi" to me. Bob was walking with a Captain and the Captain asked Bob if there was anyone on the base that he didn't know. As we were walking into Building 310, another person walked out and knew Bob. The Captain asked how we both knew Bob, and we both replied that we had worked for Bob at one time. The Captain then said everyone on this base must have worked for you because everyone on this base seems to know you.

I pray that your fond memories will sustain you through this difficult time.

You are in my thoughts and prayers,

Betty Magaro

Glenn and Monica Samsel
   Posted Fri May 19, 2017
Dear Ginger,

Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We loved Bob and will truly miss him. He was a great boss and a wonderful friend and golf buddy. Love, Glenn and Monica

Sandra Curtis
   Posted Fri May 19, 2017


Our deepest sympathy on your loss. Bob will be in our hearts and memories. Your friends at Supply Chain Visions

   Posted Fri May 19, 2017
I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a great guy to work with.
With deepest sympathy,
Curt Fulfer

Beverly Spidle Evans
   Posted Sat May 27, 2017
Dear Ginger and Family,
So very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Cathy Reichenbach Maloney
   Posted Mon May 29, 2017
Ginger, I am so sorry to hear of Terry's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Yvonne Whisenant
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
I was shocked and saddened to hear of Bob's passing. My thoughts, prayers and sympathy go out to all family and friends. I worked with Bob at the Navy Base in Mechanicsburg. Bob was a kind and beautiful soul!

George Foley
   Posted Sat June 03, 2017
I worked with Bob at SPCC in the eighties, and played golf many times. Such a fine person and at the time great friend. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. I wish the best to you and the family, he was a very good person.

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