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October 10, 2013

Floyd L. 'Barney' Barnhouse

Floyd L. ‘Barney’ Barnhouse

WINAMAC — Floyd L. “Barney” Barnhouse, 90, Winamac, passed away at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Pulaski Health Care Center, Winamac.

He was born March 18, 1923, in New Boston, Ill., to Ed and Ruth Hallsted Barnhouse.

Floyd was married to Alberta J. Platt on June 14, 1952, in the Hamlet Presbyterian Church, Mercer County, Ill. She passed away on May 29, 2002.

A native of Mercer County, Ill., Floyd graduated in 1942 from Keithsburg High School. He also was a 1951 graduate of Western Illinois College.

Floyd served in the U.S. Navy as a Motor Machinist Mate Third Class during World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 71.

He was a retired farm drainage contractor. He was a member of the Indiana Land Contractors Associaton. Floyd was also a former soil conservationist and was the first manager of the Winamac Office of the U.S. Soil and Water Conservation Service.

Floyd was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Winamac, where he formerly served as a Deacon.

He enjoyed auto racing including the Indy 500 and NASCAR.

Floyd also enjoyed watching wildlife from the back window of his home.

Survivors include daughter, Jenise M. (Laura Bailey) Barnhouse, Winamac; grandsons, Jonathan Barnhouse and David Barnhouse; sister-in-law, Agnes Barnhouse, Coal Valley, Ill.; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by, father, Ed Barnhouse; mother, Ruth Hallsted Barnhouse; wife, Alberta J. Platt Barnhouse; son, Jason F. Barnhouse; grandson, Stephen Barnhouse; brothers, Verne Barnhouse, Carl Barnhouse and Charles Barnhouse; and sisters, Florence Nudo, Gail Miller and Beryl Crose.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. (EDT) Sunday at Frain Mortuary, Winamac, with Rev. Laura Bailey officiating.

Burial will take place in McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Winamac.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. (EDT) Saturday at Frain Mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be given to Alberta J. Barnhouse Memorial Scholarship Fund through the Pulaski County Community Foundation or the American Heart Association.

The VFW and American Legion will conduct military graveside services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary, Winamac.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.

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