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Ralph R. Barnhart

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Ralph R. Barnhart, 91, of Indianapolis and formerly of Cloverdale, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at Forest Creek Village in Indianapolis.

Born Sept. 10, 1916 in Coalmont, he was the son of Oscar and Ethyl Bessie (Clark) Barnhart.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired truck driver for National By-Products of Indianapolis.

Survivors include: five daughters, Shireley Grieser of Pekin, IL, Charolotte (Leroy) Hubbard of Fillmore, Janet Sedam of Greenwood, Judith Benson of Indianapolis and Dolly (Merrill) of Indianapolis; a sister, Elsie Smith of Indiana; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie May Barnhart, who died March 3, 2001; his parents; a granddaughter, Nancy Schoonover; great-grandson, Michael Schoonover, Jr.; and a sister, Georgia Esther Ramirez.

Friends may call at Whitaker Funeral Home in Cloverdale from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Bro. Eddie Smalling officiating. Burial will be in Cloverdale Cemetery.