William “Bill” E. Barnard, 91, died March 21, 2011, at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital in Medicine Lodge.


William “Bill” E. Barnard, 91, died March 21, 2011, at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital in Medicine Lodge. 

He was born Oct. 10, 1919, in rural Barber County, the son of Charles E. and Lucy (Andrews) Barnard. He was a gager for Koch Industries. 

Survivors include wife, Ruth; two sons, Bill, Wellington, and Rocky, Beaver Creek, Ohio; a daughter, Jodie Oller, Medicine Lodge; six grandchildren, 11 grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings, Eveline Claussen, Alma Hoagland, Julia Knowles, Charles Barnard, and Geneva Wheat.

Friends may sign the book from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Larrison Funeral Home, Medicine Lodge. Celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge.

Memorials may be made to Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital Auxiliary in care of Larrison Funeral Home, 120 E. Lincoln, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104. Condolences may be left at www.larrisonmortuary.com.