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Earl Edwin Barnhart

  • Birth 10 May 1921 Thayer, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 22 Nov 2010 Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 62074816

Published Nov. 23, 2010 - Chanute, KS

Earl Edwin Barnhart, 89, of Chanute, Kansas, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, Kansas.

He was born in Thayer, Kansas on May 10, 1921, to Paul and Ruth (Bower) Barnhart.

He attended Thayer schools.

He married Blanche Dell on Jan. 22, 1944, in Iola, Kansas. She survives of the home.

He was a retired farmer.

He was an avid fisherman and coon hunter, he was a sports enthusiast, coaching Little League Baseball and attending most CHS and NCCC sporting events over the years.

He loved his hometown of Thayer and went to the Horse Pulling matches during Thayer Homecoming week each year. He enjoyed gardening and visiting with people. His greatest love was being a family man, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He was a member of the Westview Baptist Church and the Elks Lodge #806.

In addition to his wife, other survivors include a daughter, Janice Lewis and husband Kirk, of McLouth, KS; a son, Greg Barnhart and wife Sharon, of Chanute, KS; 11 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Goldie Carpenter, of Easton KS.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, James E. Barnhart and Martin E. Barnhart; a grandson, John Lewis; two sisters, Erma Davidson and Vera Bartlett; and two brothers, Everett Barnhart and Ray Barnhart.

Saturday at the Westview Baptist Church in Chanute, KS.

Memorials in his name may be made to the family and may be left with the funeral home.

Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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