Ford Hays Barnhardt, 73, of 1140 Old Mayfield Rd., Danville, Va., died on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at Sovah Health. Mr. Barnhardt was born in Magnolia, Ark. on July 16, 1943, son of the late Wilford Hays Barnhardt and Joan Niebraski Barnhardt. He worked as a truck driver for Miller and proudly served his country in the United States Army. In November of 1972, he married Barbara Davis Barnhardt who died on May 18, 2011. Survivors include his children, Clarence Lee of Danville, Va., Richard Barnhardt (Tiffany) of Dinwiddie, Va., Barbara McNeely (Ron) and Shelia Jones, both of Danville, Va.; brother, David Barnhardt (Karen) of Benicia, Calif.; and eleven grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted on Monday, November 25, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Danville Memorial Gardens. Interment will follow at the cemetery. Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is respectfully serving the Barnhardt family. Online condolences at www.wrenn-yeatts.com.