Leon Barnhill, 83 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away on Saturday January 14, 2017 at 7:34 PM at Brookdale of Greenville. He was born January 7, 1934 in Loris, North Carolina the son of the late James O. & Rhoda M. (Sole) Barnhill. He retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of service then worked for Corning Glass, Price Brothers, & was the owner of the Corner Restaurant in Arcanum for 20 years
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Sonja Fay (Roberts) Barnhill whom he married March 19, 1955; his brother: James Barnhill; his sisters: Eula McGranahan, Shelly Wool, Isla McGuire, Nila Pagen, Alice Todd, & Inez Jenkins
He is survived by his daughters: Rhonda Marshal of Arcanum, & Sharon Madascy of Arcanum; grandchildren: Misty Dickens, Kristen Marshal, & Steven Madascy; great grandchildren: Matthew Marshal, Scott Marshal, Chase Dickens, & Lily Dickens; sister: Bonnie Gravely of Florida; numerous nieces & nephews.
Services will be held on Saturday January 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Dan Kuhbander officiating. Burial will follow in Mote Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday January 20, 2017 at the funeral home. Veteran’s services will be conducted on Saturday at the funeral home by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com