William Barger

William A. Barger

Saturday, June 28th, 1930 - Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
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William A. Barger

June 28, 1930 - Jan. 29, 2020

William A. Barger, 89, Altoona, died Wednesday at his home.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Wesley G. and Zura Ella (Taylor) Barger. On Aug. 27, 1949, Bill married Patricia Mae Withers and she preceded him in death on July 8, 2016.

Surviving are his son, Robert and wife, Rose, of Johnstown; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sons: William Jr. and David; and by two brothers: Dewayne and Wilbur.

He was a 1948 graduate of Altoona High School and was employed by The Pennsylvania Railroad and retired in 1992, from Conrail, as an electrician.

Bill enjoyed genealogy, gardening and railroad history.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park. Entombment will take place in Alto-Reste Park.

Bill took the afternoon train to paradise.
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 11:00am
    The Good Funeral Home, Inc.
    108 Alto Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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  • Interment

    Alto-Reste Park
    109 Alto-Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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Posted at 07:34am
Dear Barger Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With heartfelt condolences,
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Jillian Pirro

Posted at 09:58pm
My deepest sympathies to the Barger family. I always enjoyed time listening to Mr. Barger talk about years gone by, sharing photos he submitted to the local paper, and offering words of wisdom from his past experiences.. Rest In Peace.

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Posted at 04:58pm
Our deepest condolences. With love and prayers.
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