Otto Barnhart

Wednesday, February 19, 2003

HIRAM, Mo. -- Otto Blan Barnhart, 80, of Hiram died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo.

He was born Aug. 16, 1922, at Hiram, son of Richard B. and Mary Barrett Barnhart. He married the former Bonnie Hahs.

Barnhart had been a construction worker. He was a member of Cowan General Baptist Church, VFW Post 5900, Zalma Masonic Lodge, Laborers Local 42, and NRA.

He served with the 42nd Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Clifton Barnhart of St. Charles, Mo.; a sister, Betty Burton of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Hutchings Funeral Chapel at Marble Hill is in charge of arrangements.