|Birth: ||Nov. 10, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 2010|
Franklin P. Barnhill, passed away at the age of 87, on Friday, February 19, 2010. He was born on November 10, 1922, in Missoula, Montana to Ethel Winkler and Garnet Whitney Barnhill. Growing up in Missoula he learned to appreciate the outdoors and hence took a life long interest in nature and animals.
Frank attended the Citadel and the University of Denver (member of Beta Theta Pi). His collegiate studies were interrupted due to his service as an Officer in World War II and the Korean War.
After his military service he continued his education and graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle. He was married to Marjorie Tilton Holzheimer for 29 years. They resided in San Diego for almost 30 years.
Frank retired as a Civil Engineer from the County of San Diego with 20 years of service. After Marjorie passed away in September 1988, Frank moved to Borrego Springs, CA to enjoy nature and the tranquil peacefulness of the desert. He resided in Borrego for almost 20 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife, parents and sister Miriam Grinstead.
Frank will be remembered for his strong inner spirit, inquisitiveness for learning, love for nature and animals and generous heart. He supported various organizations for the preservation of national parks and the protection of
Frank's ashes will be interred in a private ceremony at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, Ca. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a gift to the
San Diego Humane Society, 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Published in U-T San Diego on Apr. 4, 2010
Marjorie T Barnhill (1914 - 1988)*
Note: WORLD WAR II, KOREA
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego County
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Franklin P. Barnhill passed away at age 87 on Friday, February 19, 2010. He was born on November 10, 1922 in Missoula, Montana to Ethel Winker and Garnet Whitney Barnhill. Growing up in Missoula he learned to appreciate the outdoors and hence took a life ...(Read more)|
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