James Mitchell Barna Jr., 77, of Kingwood, WV, died on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at his home.
James was born February 6, 1945, in Clarksburg, a son of the late James Mitchell and Helen E. Barna Sr.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving two years in active duty on the U.S.S. Independence CVA62. After graduating high school, James attended business college for four years, earning a BS degree in accounting. He had worked as an auto mechanic at the Chrysler dealership in Clarksburg, an auto parts dealer and office manager in Clarksburg. He graduated Trucking school and was a truck driver for Shaffer trucking in Reedsville. He had worked at Goodwill in Morgantown, as a laborer in finishing at Matthew Bronze, and Walmart in Kingwood in the Garden Department.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Dottie Barna; one stepson, Willard “Bubby” Savage Jr. and companion, Christy Wilson of Albright; one stepdaughter and spouse, Tammy and Frank Cosner of Albright.
Friends may call at the Rotruck-Lobb Kingwood Chapel, 295 South Price Street on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to the time of the funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Chaplin Wendy Brown officiating and where Military Honors will be accorded by the Preston County and the U.S. Navy Honor Guards. A private interment will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
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