George Lee Barnhardt

Published 12:15 pm Monday, November 11, 2019

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Mr. George Lee Barnhardt, 89, of Advance, died on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.

He was born April 19, 1930 in Davie County to Olin Lewis Barnhardt and Edna Carter Barnhardt. Mr. Barnhardt served in the U.S. Army with nine months of front-line duty during the Korean War.  He retired from Sara Lee after 42 years.

He is also preceded in death by: his wife, Ann Hartman Barnhardt; 2 brothers, Derry and Gray Barnhardt; and a sister, Emily Ford.

Surviving: a daughter, Becky Barnhardt Clutts (Bobby); a son, Steve Barnhardt (Teresa); 3 grandchildren, Matthew Clutts and Morgan and Jacob Barnhardt; 3 sisters, Helen Everhart, Mary Ann Barnhardt and Freda Schlaman (Gene); and a sister-in-law, Laura Barnhardt.

A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 at Advance United Methodist Church by the Revs. Emily Larsen and Larry Thompson. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials: Advance UMC, 1911 NC 801 S. Advance; or to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Ln. Winston-Salem, 27103.