Danny J. Barger Sr., 76, of Carey, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at his residence.
Born in Findlay on July 12, 1943, Danny was the son of the late Glenn C. and Ruth E. (Broughman) Barger Sr. He married Shirlee E. August and they divorced. He married Joyce E. Garey on Nov. 20, 1991. She preceded him in death on Feb. 8, 2001.
Surviving are his children, Danny J. (Melanie) Barger Jr., Jackson; Kristina (Frank) Jumper, Findlay; Robert (Lori) Barger, Carey; Tiauna (Eric) Miller, Carey, and Roger Smith, Upper Sandusky; nine grandchildren, Matthew (Elizabeth) Barger, Trelynd Barger, Kelsey Bailey, Dr. Nathan C. (Stacy) Patrick, Dustin O. (Sarah) Patrick, Ryan R. (Ashley) Patrick, Lauren R. Barger, Livia M. Barger and Layne D. Barger; six great-grandkids, Brianna, Hilde, Ezra, Carson, Margaret, Ava Grace and Lucy Lynn. Also surviving are two sisters, Carol Morgan and Ann (Roger) Lortz, both of Carey; a special friend, Melva Taylor, Findlay, and his beloved cat “Baker.”
Danny was a 1961 graduate of Carey High School. He was a proud beekeeper and owner of Barger Apiaries in Carey, a love passed down from his father.
He was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carey.
Danny was a huge fan of the Cleveland Indians, Browns, Buckeyes and Carey Blue Devils.
He loved his family beyond measure.
Visitation will be Saturday, March 14, from 2-4 p.m. at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.
At Danny’s request there will be no service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carey FFA or Carey Athletic Boosters and sent to Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay Street, Carey, OH 43316.
Online condolences maybe sent to StombaughBatton.com.