William A. Barnt

11/01/1940 - 11/23/2023


Obituary For William A. Barnt

William A. "Bill" Barnt, 83 of Lima, went home to be with the Lord on November 23, 2023, at Lima Convalescent Home, with his loving family by his side.

Bill was born November 1, 1940 in Toledo to Ray and Dorothy (Bryant) Barnt, who preceded him in death. On December 24, 1977, he married the love of his life, Darlene (Crawford) Barnt, who survives him in Lima.

Bill worked as a roofer for Asbestos Roofing and most recently Frost & Co. until his retirement in 1998. He attended Pilgrim Holiness Church and he was a member of Roofers Local #86. Bill was an incredibly hard worker who was good with his hands and loved to be outside. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.

In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his children, Eric (Brenda) Barnt and Jenny (Bryan) Hall; grandchildren, Kylie Hall, Cameron Hall, Devin Barnt & Jackson Barnt; brothers, Merlin Barnt, Kenneth Barnt and Jerry (Cheryl) Barnt and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Ronnie Lee Barnt; sister, Rosella Ralston and his sisters-in-law, Joyce Barnt and Juanita Barnt.

Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES - EASTSIDE CHAPEL with Pastor Donald Nichols to officiate the service. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pilgrim Holiness Church or St. Rita's Hospice.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


29 Nov


03:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral Home - East Side Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
30 Nov

Funeral Service

12:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral Home - East Side Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
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