Lewis “Bub” Wayne Barnhart

LEWIS “BUB” WAYNE BARNHART, 61, of Melbourne, FL, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023. The Barnhart family lost their hero after a brief battle with cancer. Lewis was born on September 26, 1962. Lewis spent his time learning everything and becoming a well-rounded man. He was a wonderful and dedicated husband and father. He owned his own roofing business for 25 years. He drew expressive portraits, wrote inspired poetry and was an artist in all he did. In his spare time, Lewis tried skydiving, wood working, and was even learning to play the violin. Lewis was lovable, affable man who was always quick with a smile and some wit. An incredibly kind and giving person. Our love for him knows no end and those who spent time with im will always carry his memory and lessons. Lewis is survived by his wife, Susan Barnhart; four children: Tiffanie Lopez-Perez and her husband, Romeo, Sasha Webster and her husband, Brandon, Lewis Barnhart and Joseph Barnhart and his wife, Ruby; and his constant companion puppy, Little Bear. A graveside service was held on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at the Bennett – Craig Cemetery, Arvilla, WV with Reverend Jonathan Fox. The James Funeral Home of Follansbee, was honored and privileged to serve the Barnhart family with transfer from Florida home to the hills of West Virginia with family at the Bennett – Craig Cemetery. Condolences, photos and stories may be viewed or added at