Ernest E. Barnard

Born: Wed., Apr. 29, 1936
Died: Sun., Mar. 13, 2011


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Mar. 15, 2011
Location: - Not available -

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Mar. 16, 2011

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Ernest E. Barnard, Sr., age 74, of Hagerstown passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at his residence.

He was born on April 29, 1936 in Hagerstown to Clyde and Geneva M. Timmons Barnard and had lived most of his life in the Hagerstown area.

Ernie was a Christian man. He built his families first home in 1966. He retired from Dana Corporation in 1986 after 30 years and then did carpentry work. He enjoyed building and flying remote control airplanes. He was the self appointed mayor of Hagerstown.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years Lois "Faye" Oakley Barnard, married July 8, 1955; a son Ernest E. (Teanna West) Barnard, JR; two sisters Esther Ames and Susie (Melvin) Messer; a brother Paul (Sandy) Barnard; several nieces and nephews; and many unrelated family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Charles and sisters Wava Marie and Rosemary.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City with Pastor David Ames officiating. Burial will follow in Westlawn Cemetery in Hagerstown. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, March 15, 2011.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis.

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David Ames
   Posted Tue March 15, 2011
Uncle Ernie will be missed greatly by friends and family. His humor and love is a deep and lasting influence in my life.

Jerri Abrams Mancuso
   Posted Tue March 15, 2011
Ernie, Teanna and Family.....So very sorry to hear about your loss. I know there arent any words that will comfort you during this time so I wont even try. However, please try to remember during those rough times that he is no longer suffering. Soon you will look back and remember the good times before he became ill and rejoice just as he is doing now!!

God Bless

Jerri Abrams Mancuso

Betty Ames Butcher
   Posted Tue March 15, 2011
I wish I could be there with you all through this hard time. I miss and love you all so much and I will miss Uncle Ernie Very much!! You all are in my thoughts and prayers!!

Love Betty

Dana Shore
   Posted Wed March 16, 2011
Dear Faye & Ernie~

I am so sorry for your loss and so sorry I couldn't be there for you. I travel with my job and am currently in MN. Please know that we loved Ernie! He was such a good man and friend to many people. He will definitely be missed. Please let me know if there is anything at all we can do for you!

Dana Shore

J.C. & Suzette Smith
   Posted Wed March 16, 2011
Susie & Family.
We are thinking of you and your family at this time of your loss.
J.C. & Suzette

Robert and Chris Walker
   Posted Fri March 18, 2011
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Sharon and Sam
   Posted Fri March 18, 2011
I cannot express the sadness that I feel, the hurt in my heart. I love you so much and I cannot imagine our lives without you in them. My 2 best compliments I ever received was when Grandpa pointed at me, struggling so to speak, but he got it out and said "you look like your Grandma" and the second one was whenever anyone compared "our" sense of humor. I hope I can become a 1/4 of the person you were. You were loved by so many, you will be missed by that many more. I love you Uncle Ernie and I miss you.