George Harvey Barner, 64, of Penbrook, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022, at UPMC Community Osteopathic Hospital. Born June 8, 1958, in Harrisburg, he was a son of Judy E. (Arndt) Barner and the late Richard E. Barner, Jr. He was the husband of 45 years to the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Sue Barner, with whom he just celebrated with anniversary on the 18th of June.
George was a graduate of CD East High School, Class of 76 and worked as a truck driver for SPI for 25 years and Kessler’s for 15 years. He had a passion for music, especially the Rolling Stones, and played in several local bands. He was known as the “IT” guy by the family because of his knowledge of computers. In his spare time, he enjoyed crossword puzzles, trips to the beach, and spending time with this family, grandchildren, and dog, Boomer.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his daughter, Heather Barner; grandchildren, Katera, Madeline, and Christian; and a brother, Andrew Barner (Lee Ann).
He was also preceded in death by a son, Mick David Barner; a brother, David Barner; and mother-in-law, Gladys.
Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Saturday, July 23, 2022, 10AM-11AM at the Hetrick Bitner Funeral Home, Inc., 3125 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109, with a time of remembrance and sharing to follow at 11AM. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorial contributions be made to the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, 7790 Grayson Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111.