Wednesday, June 15, 2011

James "Ron" Barkley (June 9, 2011)

James "Ron" Barkley, 71, of Arcanum died Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Cleveland Clinic. Mr. Barkley was born in Dayton on October 19, 1939, the son of the late James and Alta (Simpkins) Barkley. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Arcanum. Ron was a former employee of Union Savings Bank, Englewood. He also was a toolmaker for Hopkins Machine and Tool, Vandalia. Ron was preceded in death by his Sister Lois J. Barkley. He is survived by his Daughter Renee Schmitz and husband Gary of Troy; Sons James Barkley of Ft. White, FL and Brian Barkley of Lakeland, FL; 13 Grandchildren; 9 Great Grandchildren; and a Sister Linda Redlinger of Carmel, IN. Graveside Services will be held 1:00 PM on Friday, June 17, 2011 at Miami Cemetery, 6379 Corwin Avenue, Waynesville, Ohio with Rev Tom Hite officiating. Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum in charge of arrangements.