Pocahontas: Mr. James Barthel, 77, passed away Saturday December25th at Elmcroft in Pocahontas. Mr Barthel was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, he was also the first person to become an eagle scout in Randolph County and was very active in charitable work.
He is survived by his daughter Anne Barthel of New York, New York, one aunt, Regina Baltz, two cousins Mary Jones, and Pat Barthel and their families.
Services for Mr Barthel will be at 2:00pm Wednesday December 29th at St. Pauls with burial following in St. Pauls cemetery with Father Athanasius officiating.
Visitation will be from 11:00am to 1:45pm prior to the service in the chapel of Mcnabb Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Mcnabb Funeral Home.