Thomas "Tom" C. Barnhill
COLUMBIA – Funeral service for Thomas "Tom" C. Barnhill, 69, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Irmo/St. Andrews Chapel with interment to follow in Bush River Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2012 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3223 Sunset Blvd. Suite 100, West Columbia, SC 29169.
Mr. Barnhill was born June 21, 1942 in Columbia and passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2012. He was a son of Haven B. and Loretta Civil Barnhill. Mr. Barnhill was an active volunteer for Alcoholics Anonymous for more than 25 years and was a longtime volunteer for the Irmo Fire Department. He had retired from the United States Postal Services.
Mr. Barnhill is survived by his wife, Kathy Barnhill of Columbia; daughter, Hope Schamberger of Chicago, IL; sons, Tommy Barnhill, Jr. of Columbia, Haven Barnhill of Lexington, GA and Mark Barnhill of Irmo; five grandchildren; sisters, Emily Rhoten of Columbia, Cathy Keller of Charlotte, NC and Claire Long of Fort Lawn, SC. He was predeceased by his brother, Robert Barnhill.