A funeral service for Robert Haven Barnhill, 72, of Lexington will be held at 1 o'clock Monday, December 5, 2011 at Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, 5202 Colonial Drive, Columbia, with Deacon Ron Anderson officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter's Catholic Church Cemetery, Elmwood Avenue, Columbia. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 Sunday evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Knights of Columbus, 1623 Marion Street, Columbia, SC 29201.
Mr. Barnhill passed away peacefully, Thursday, December 1, 2011. Born in Columbia on September 24, 1936, he was a son of the late Haven Brewster Barnhill and Loretta Civil Barnhill. He served in the US Army Reserve and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include daughters, Jeannie (Steve) Wingard of Lexington, Claire Elizabeth (Andy) Boyd of Onamia, MN; son, Robert S. (Lavada) Barnhill of Blythewood; brother, Tommy (Kathy) Barnhill of Columbia; sisters, Cathy Keller of Charlotte, Claire (Phil) Long of Fort Lawn, Emily Rhoten of Lexington and eight grandchildren.