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 William Charles “Hap” Barnard

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William Charles “Hap” Barnard

  • Birth 3 Mar 1915 Happy, Swisher County, Texas, USA
  • Death 29 Jun 2008 Garland, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 28028883

Pro football player. He was a four-year letterman in football, basketball and track at Central Oklahoma State. He was freshman athlete of the year in 1935 and co-senior athlete of the year in 1938. He was a "Little All-American" pick in 1937 and went on to play a short stint for the New York Giants in the NFL. He was an end in five games with the Giants in 1938. The Giants brought him up from their farm affiliate, the Jersey City Giants, in the American Association. He was inducted into the Central State athletic hall of fame in 1993. He served in the Navy, Army and the U.S. Border Patrol.


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  • Created by: Mel Bashore
  • Added: 4 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28028883
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Charles “Hap” Barnard (3 Mar 1915–29 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28028883, citing Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Mel Bashore (contributor 46894669) .