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Bryan K. "Bubba" Barnhart

Shipman | Wednesday, May 4 2016

Bryan K. "Bubba" Barnhart, 51, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at SSM Mercy Hosptal in Festus, MO.

He was born in Granite City on October 16, 1964, the son of Shirley Ann (Walden) Barnhart of Bethalto and the late Melvin Leon Barnhart.

An avid hunter and fisherman, he enjoyed camping with his special nephew, Justin Reed and great nephews Austin and Ashton Reed.

He married barbara K. Pruett on October 31, 1998 in Wilsonville.  She survives.

Surviving also are two daughters, Jessica Waters and Jamie Kivett; seven grandchildren Taylor, Trent, Kaylynn, Trae, Jackson, Kye and Che; two brothers, Kenneth (Sandy) Barnhart, Kevin (Paula) Barnhart; three sisters, Barb Seifried, Vicki Reed, Sharon (Brian) Archer.

His father; brother, Kirk Barnhart; and two special uncles, Rev. Kenneth Martin and Wilburn Martin preceded in death.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at Life Harvest, 409 N. Sawyer, Wilsonville, IL. Rev. Henry Crippen will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the family in care of expenses.

Marks Mortuary in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.


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