John O. (Junior) Barkhurst - Morgan County Herald: Obituaries

John O. (Junior) Barkhurst

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Posted: Monday, June 29, 2020 5:09 pm

John O. (Junior) Barkhurst, 83, of Malta, passed away at 1:31 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus. He was born November 24, 1936, in Malta Township, Morgan County, the son of the late John O. Barkhurst, Sr., and Mary W. Davis. He was the owner, with his wife, of Barkhurst Carry Out and Sporting Goods, in McConnelsville, for 24 years. He was an Army Veteran, serving from 1957 to 1959. He enjoyed woodworking in his wood shop and turkey hunting. He also enjoyed visiting with family. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie M. Lewis Barkhurst, whom he married August 17, 1963; daughter, Debra (Larry) Guy; son, JP (Tina) Barkhurst; three grandchildren, Tyler and Brittany Barkhurst and Joshua Guy; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Julia (Nick) Fountain and Janie (Howard) Eakes; sister-in-law, Tootie Davis; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one half brother, James Davis. Private family services will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Miller-Huck Funeral Home in McConnelsville. Burial will follow with Military rites in Malta Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to M-M Fire Department EMS, 77 S. 4th Street, McConnelsville, OH 43756. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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