|Kenneth Richard Barnard|
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|Birth: ||Nov. 21, 1951|
|Death: ||Mar. 13, 2009|
Kenneth Richard Barnard, 57, of Springfield, MI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at Select Specialty Hospital in Kalamazoo, MI. He was born November 21, 1951 in Denver, CO the son of Thadius Rex Barnard and Jeanette Ann (Beck) Barnard.
Ken served in the Army during Vietnam Era as a Private 1st Class with the Army Air Borne Rangers. He had worked for about ten years for Bostik in Marshall and had gone on disability in 2005.
Ken married Renee Lynn Stockman on June 20, 1992 in Battle Creek, MI. He is survived by his wife: Renee Lynn Barnard of Battle Creek, MI; two sons: Justin M. Stockman and Nicholas Adam Barnard both of Battle Creek; a daughter: Tina Renee Barnard of Lansing, MI; one granddaughter: Cheyenne Stockman of Battle Creek; and his brother: Randy L. & Cathy Balch of Cheyenne, WY. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Ken graduated from Battle Creek Central in 1969 and attended Lansing Community College studying criminal psychology. He was a member of the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers local Union. He enjoyed playing softball and baseball on any league and for many years he played with the Stouffer Softball League, enjoyed motorcycle riding and spending as much time as he could with his son Nicholas.
Visitation at Bachman Hebble will be from 4 – 6 PM on Friday, July 3, 2009. Memorial services will be held 6 PM July 3, 2009 in the Bachman Funeral Chapel with Pastor James L. Sparks officiating.
Memorial tributes may be made to Humane Society - South Central Michigan. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes. (269)965-5145
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Created by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
Record added: Aug 25, 2009
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