Barton Leon Hoar, 76, passed away at Ellinwood District Hospital on Nov. 3rd, 2019 in Ellinwood. Born in Boulder, CO on Nov. 25th, 1942 he was the son of Kenneth W. & Rena Jeannette (Richards) Hoar. He married Barbara Koch on May 7th, 1961 in Ellinwood, KS. She passed away May 17th, 2016. Barton was a retired Air Force MSGT entering into service in 1961 and retiring in 1983. Barton was a 30 year resident of Ellinwood formerly of Great Bend. Memberships include Ellinwood Lions Club & Kairos prison ministries.
Survivors include daughters, Crystal Worm (John), Wichita, KS, Cheryl Sciandra, Denver, CO, Brenda McCulley (Karl), Great Bend, KS, Diane McReynolds, Ellinwood, KS; son, Darryl Hoar (Karen), Osborne, KS; brother, Jack Hoar, Rapid City, SD; brother-in-law, Ron Koch, Great Bend, KS; sister-in-laws, Gloria Roberts (Richard) Hutchinson, KS, Twila Bartels (Tom), Olathe, KS. Other survivors include 11 dearly loved grandchildren & 1 great-grandchild.
Funeral service will be Thurs. Nov. 7th, 1:00 PM at Grace Community Church in Great Bend, KS with Pastor Jay Beuoy officiating. Burial will follow at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood, KS with full military honors. Visitation will be Wed., Nov. 6th, 1-8 with family present from 6-8 at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood, KS. Memorials are suggested to the Ellinwood Hospital Foundation in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 246, Ellinwood, KS 67526.
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