MILO BARNHARD Jr.(1921 - 2013)

Milo Barnhard, Jr. passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Milo was born in Independence, Mo., on Aug. 12, 1921, to Milo and Mary Barnhard, Sr. Milo graduated from William Chrisman High School and married Nadine (Peggy) Inman on June 29, 1940. Milo attended Bradley University and trained as a journeyman tool and die maker at Caterpillar Tractor in Peoria, Ill. He was a World War II veteran serving in the European African Middle Eastern Theater and concluded his tour of duty at the Nuremberg Trials in July of 1946. He worked for Amoco Oil Company International for 35 years in the United States, British Isles, British West Indies, India and Egypt. He was a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Milo was a senior officer in the Civil Air Patrol, an Air Search and Rescue Group affiliated with the USAF mentoring high school youth seeking a career in the USAF. Milo was an amateur radio operator; KC5AZ and was a member of the Community of Christ Amateur Radio Club and President of the Ararat Radio Club. Milo was a life member of the Independence Lodge #76 and 33rd degree Scottish Rite mason. He was a member of the Truman Society of the Grand Lodge of Missouri and life member of the Ararat Shrine. He was recently recognized for 60 years of Masonic service. Milo was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenneth; his wife, Nadine of 56 years; grandson, Patrick Barnhard; and wife, Laurel of 14 years. He leaves behind three sons, Bill and wife Janet, Dwight and wife Carolyn, David and wife Joyce; three grandsons, Scott and wife Carol Barnhard, Kirk and wife TJ Barnhard, Matt and wife Jill Barnhard and Sonia Barnhard; six great grandchildren, Trent, Taylor, Tanner, Mia, Noah and Keegan, two sisters, Barbara and husband Warren Gose, and Judy and husband Pat Spillman; and two nephews, Peter and Chris Gose. A visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence. A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at Mound Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Arr.: Speaks Suburban Chapel, (816) 373-3600. Speaks Suburban Funeral Home, 18020 E 39th St, Independence, MO 64051, 816-373-3600


Funeral Home

Speaks Suburban Chapel
18020 East 39th Street Independence, MO 64055
(816) 373-3600

Published in Kansas City Star on Oct. 19, 2013