Bernard G. "Barney" Kramer

bernard kramer

October 27, 1927 ~ March 4, 2017

Bernard G. "Barney" Kramer, 89 of Taylorville passed away at 2:30 AM on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on October 27, 1927 at Chicago the son of Charles and Lea (Parisot) Kramer. Barney married Sharon J. Denning on April 4, 1985 at Paducah, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents and a step daughter, Susan Dunn Pumphrey.

Barney worked for Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company as an installer/repairman, retiring after many years of service. He enjoyed woodworking and cars, especially his Corvette. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Survivors include: His wife, Sharon J. Kramer of Taylorville, IL; Daughters, Deb Kramer of Chatham, IL and Gena Dunn of Taylorville, IL; Sons, Randy (wife, Kay) Kramer of Ellijay, GA and Bob (wife, Paula) Dunn of Taylorville, IL; 10 Grandchildren, Mike Kramer, Krista (Andy) Turner, Garrett Pumphrey, Clinton Pumphrey, Ellie Pumphrey, Cassie (Brandon) Rush, Savanah Dunn, Quint Dunn, Marissa Heinz and Daniel Morrison; 5 Great grandchildren, Ryleigh Rush, Kaden Rush, Arlo Turner, Tori Pumphrey and Christopher Pumphrey.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville with Rev. Bill Kerns officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5:00-7:00 PM at Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home.

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.


Tuesday, March 07, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
1:00 PM

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568


Wednesday, March 08, 2017
2:00 PM

Oak Hill Cemetery
820 South Cherokee Street
Taylorville, Illinois

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