Joel A. Hartman, 85, of Newtown Square, PA, passed away on January 22, 2015, . He was predeceased by his wife, Sara and two sons, Frank and Eric. He served as Emeritus Professor of Rural Sociology at the University of Missouri – Columbia, where his teaching career spanned 40 years, and received the prestigious Kemper Teaching Award. He was also known for teaching elective courses on the Amish and Mennonite communities.
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Survivors include three daughters: Tina, Anita, Elizabeth, daughter-in-law Nancy, two sisters Bernice and Lorie, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Donations in his memory may be made to University of Missouri, Office of Advancement, 2-4 Agriculture Building, Columbia, MO, 65211. Interment will be private.
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Published in Boonville Daily News from Feb. 2 to Feb. 9, 2015