Gerald S. “Barney” Barnholt, 72, of Warrenton, died on January 24, 2021, at Fauquier Hospital.
He was born on August 27, 1948, in Washington, D.C., to the late William Stephen Barnholt and Reta Rhodes Barnholt.
Barney was a volunteer fireman in the 1960s and 1970s in Takoma Park, Maryland. He was a salesman at heart and owned two businesses. Barney finished out his career as head of receiving for a major retail business. He was an avid nature enthusiast and loved spending time swimming at the beach and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Gallagher Barnholt and son, Kevin Thomas Barnholt; his sisters, Patricia Ann Madaris and Anita Leyh; a sister-in-law, Barbara Loefler; his brothers-in-law, Jack Gallagher and Mike Gallagher, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Gerald was preceded in death by his brothers, Jeremy Gillespie and Donal Gillespie, and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Butler.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 4, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton.
A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 5, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Warrenton.
Condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com