Barbara Eleanor (Oyer) Harsh, 90, peacefully passed away early Wednesday morning at home surrounded by loved ones. Barbara “Bobbie” was born in Augusta, GA on May 29, 1929, the second daughter of Robert and Rosa (Barksdale) Swint. She worked various jobs throughout her life, from a Corrections Officer, Cashier, Owning and operating many restaurants throughout the Central Ohio area. She loved her family and friends and loved to be in the public where she could meet and talk to anyone. She loved having yard sales and going to Flea Markets and Bingo, and she never knew a stranger!Throughout her life, she never allowed anyone to be in need or to go hungry. She helped many, many people in her life because of the love in her heart for everyone. She was truly a gift from God. Barb was raised a Southern Baptist but enjoyed the Church of God. Barbara leaves behind three sons, James Oyer of Bellefontaine, Mike Oyer and Randy Oyer of Springfield; five grandchildren Stacey Frazier (Chuckie Chronister) of Ridgeway, Ashlie (Jeffrey) Ferrell of London, April (Mark) Predmore, Toni (James) Rumer and Kevin (April) Oyer all of Bellefontaine; many great and great-great grandchildren. She had three great-granddaughters that were very close and special to her, Chelsey Scott, Charlie and Jordan Chronister. Special nieces Linda (Sam) Sanders, Melanie (Ken) Oyer Agular, Judy (Ronald) Northup Stokes and Phyllis Miller, along with many friends and family that she wanted to acknowledge. Flo Kirk of London, Shirley Dozer of Mechanicsburg, Sandra Bishop of Marysville and Todd Carmean-her auction buddy and Bill (Cathy) Gray. Barbara was preceded in death by her husbands William “Bill” Oyer, Lloyd Harsh, her daughter Bonnie S. Oyer Frazier, her brothers Ernest Swint, Robert Swint Jr., Charles “Buddy” Swint and Edward Swint, her sisters Marjorie (Swint) Gray, Joyce (Swint) Malcolm and Carolyn (Dewey) Swint Gaddis. Barbara has requested to be cremated and a Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, April 4, 2020 in the Church of God of Prophecy, 120 Park Avenue, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. The family would like to say a special thank you to Hospice of Miami Valley and in lieu of flowers, a donation in Barb’s name may be made to Hospice of Miami Valley. The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London where online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
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