Scott H. Barhorst, 37

Scott H. Barhorst, 37, of 152 Wind Chase Way, Madisonville, Tenn., and formerly of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Dec., 23, 2012, from injuries suffered in an auto accident on I-75 near Dayton.

He was born on Aug. 26, 1975, in St. Marys, the son of James and Constance (Clune) Barhorst.

He married Michele L. Moeller on July 27, 2002; she died in the accident, as well.

He is survived by his parents, James and Connie Barhorst of St. Marys; by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lavern and Nancy (Gerlach) Moeller of Celina; by his four children, Tyler Barhorst, Logan Barhorst, Hailie Barhorst and Tori Barhorst, all of Madisonville, Tenn.; by  his siblings, Laura (Mike Burton) King of West Chester, Angela (Larry) Lambert of Lima, Jim Barhorst Jr. of St. Marys, Christa (Curt) Taylor of St. Marys and Jeff (Sherri Duke) Barhorst of St. Marys.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Carl and Bernadine Clune; by his paternal grandparents, Henry and Mary Barhorst.

Scott was a 1993 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. He was employed at Precision Corporation in Vonore, Tenn., where he served as a dispatcher. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Madisonville, Tenn. He was a big fan of the San Francisco 49ers and he enjoyed watching NASCAR races.

A joint Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Scott and Michele Barhorst at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Montezuma, the Revs. Rick Friebel and James Dugal, concelebrants.

Burial will follow at Guadalupe Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, where memorial gifts may be given to a college fund for Scott and Michele’s children.

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