Harvey A. Barger, 89, of Parkersburg, passed away July 17, 2014, at his residence.
Harvey was born Oct. 31, 1924, in Athens County, Ohio, a son of the late Francis and Otis Morris Barger.
He retired from the United States Postal Service in 1987 after 27 years service. He had been a carrier, supervisor, Superintendent of Postal Operations and Postmaster of the St. Marys Office for four years. Harvey had received his West Virginia Funeral Directors and Embalmers License in 1951, and was employed with Vaughan Funeral Home. After his retirement, from the postal service, he resumed his employment with Vaughan's, retiring in 2012. Harvey was a World War II Marine Corps veteran and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Loyal Order of Moose, Kiwanis Club of north Parkersburg, and the American Legion, Parkersburg Post 15.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Anne Noge Barger; and a son, Harvey L. Barger of Puyallup, Wash.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Parker.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Vaughan Funeral Home, 1010 Murdoch Ave., Parkersburg, W.Va., with Dr. Damon Rhodes officiating. Interment will follow in Parkersburg Memorial Gardens with military honors presented by American Legion, Parkersburg Post 15. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials are requested to First United Methodist Church, 1001 Juliana St., Parkersburg, WV 26101.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.vaughanfh.com