Sunday, December 18, 2016

Obituary -- Edward Rolland Barcus 1931-2016

Edward Rolland Barcus, 85, of Maryville, MO, and formerly of Clearmont, MO, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at the VA Hospital in Kansas City, MO.

Ed was born on April 16, 1931, in Ruthven, IA. His parents were Irvin Earl and Edith Martha (McCullah) Barcus. They preceded him in death. He was also preceded by his wife, Ruth, on January 15, 2013. Ed spend most all his life in the area.

He proudly served his country in the US Navy, from 1951 to 1956. 

On December 25, 1955, he was united in marriage to Ruth Elaine Friend, at the Clearmont Baptist Church. 

Ed spend 25 years at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. He was a campus safety officer, and later was in the environmental department. In his younger days he was a farmer and trucker.

He was a member and attended the Clearmont Baptist Church, Clearmont, MO, and the Bradley-Carver American Legion Post 492, Elmo, MO.

His survivors include his 3 children, David E. (Jeanette) Barcus, Clearmont, MO, Gloria M (Joe) Reidlinger, Maryville, MO, and Darla K. (Jeff) Smith, Coin, IA; his brother, James I. (Sue) Barcus, Hopkins, MO, and his sister, Dorthy M. Fluke, Bedford, IA; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO. The burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Clearmont, MO. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM, Monday, December 19, 2016, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Clearmont Baptist Church, Clearmont, MO.

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