Michael David Barnhart
Michael David Barnhart
  • January 9, 1955 - September 5, 2017
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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Michael David Barnhart, 62, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born January 9, 1955, in Hagerstown, Maryland, the son of William and Margaret (Foote) Barnhart. Michael was united in marriage on November 5, 1984, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Darla (Pierce) Barnhart and to this union one son, Mitchell was born. Survivors include his wife, Darla (Pierce) Barnhart of the home; his son, Mitchell D. Barnhart (Pleasant Valley, MO); his brother, Steven D. Barnhart (Kansas City, MO); in-laws, Larry and Sherry Pierce (Smithville, MO), Denise and Rick Arentsen, (Omaha, NE), Darren and Kathy Pierce (Kansas City, MO), and Danny and Linda Pierce (Midwest City, OK); nieces, Jessica Arentsen and Rebecca Arentsen; nephews, Jonathan Pierce, Wesley Pierce, and Cody Pierce and great nephew, James Wilson.

He is preceded in death by his father, William D. Barnhart (1988); his mother, Margaret (Foote) Barnhart (2014); and brother, Kirby D. Barnhart (2014).

Michael spent most of his career as an over-the-road truck driver, crossing the country and visiting 48 of the 50 states (missing only Hawaii and Alaska) and logging more than 5 million miles over the years.

At Michael’s request, no service will be held. A dinner in his honor will be held at a later date.