Robert G. "Bob" Barkman, Jr., age 76, of Media, PA, formerly of Lenni, PA, died after a courageous battle with COPD on Saturday, June 10, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
Bob was employed with Scott Paper Co. for 35 years. After retirement, he worked at Dutchman Fountains in Lenni, PA. In addition to Bob's full time career, he was the owner of Barkman's Home Improvements.
Bob was a member of Crozerville United Methodist Church. Mr. Barkman was a member of the Masonic Concord Lodge #625 F&AM.
Bob was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed Penn State Football, Villanova Basketball, the Eagles and the Phillies. Most of all, he was devoted to his family and cherished spending time with his grandchildren.
Son of the late Robert G. and Edna M. (Platt) Barkman, Sr., grandfather of the late Amber Lee Miller.
Wife of 57 years: Bea (Marshall) Barkman
Daughters: Patti (Ken) Miller, Cheri (Pat) Lancianese and Wendi Barkman
Grandchildren: Kenny (Christine), Madison, Rachel, Jake and Kasey
Brothers: Ron (Pat) Barkman and Roger (Priscilla) Barkman
Special friend: Pud Roop
Also survived by nieces and nephews
Funeral Service: Thursday, June 15th at 7:00PM at the Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Ltd. Middletown (Rte. #352) & Knowlton Rds., Middletown Twp., Media, PA 19063.
Masonic Service by Concord Lodge #625 at 6:45PM
Visitation: Thursday, June 15th from 5:00-7:00PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Att: Riddle Hospital Hospice, 1068 W. Baltimore Ave., Media, PA 19063.