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Adams Funeral Home of Nixa
Friday July 19th, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Chestnutridge Baptist Church
Saturday July 20th, 2019

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Nicholas Kane Barnhart

Nicholas Kane O'Brien Barnhart, age 39, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019. He was born November 20, 1979, and was a 1998 graduate of Spokane High School. He received a Bachelor of Science Engineering Degree from the University of Missouri, Rolla in 2003. He was employed by FMC Technology, working both in Houston, Texas, and Norway. Nick loved his family and enjoyed time spent with nieces and nephews, and included family on trips abroad. He loved his music, movies, and had been a competitive runner. Survivors include: His parents, Eric and Sandra Barnhart, of Spokane, and Kelly O'Brien of Battlefield; a brother, Benjamin O'Brien and Michelle of Nixa; a sister, Ashley Hardcastle and James of Ozark; nieces and nephews, Ian Vela, Alexa Vela, Avery O'Brien, Penelope O'Brien, Elly O'Brien, Julian Hardcastle, and Jayden Hardcastle; grandmothers, Retha Scott of Lebanon, and Faun Barnhart of Spokane; and a host of other relatives and many friends. Nick was preceded in death by grandfathers, Bill A. Scott, C.W. Barnhart, and Eugene O'Brien, and a grandmother, Elizabeth O'Brien. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Saturday, July 20 at Chestnutridge Baptist Church, with Pastor Ron Adrian officiating. Burial will follow in Schupbach Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Friday, July 19, in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.

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Funeral Home Owner Feb 9 2021 12:00 AM

Kelly, Ben and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Nick was a joy to be around. We are so glad to have known him. We will always have a memory of him on the balcony playing the music for Morgan's wedding among our cherished memories. Please accept our condolences. Dave and Barb Nash

David Nash Jul 19 2019 12:00 AM

May God give you peace and understanding in the loss of Nick. God bless all of you and know that my prayers are with you. Patsi Boyd

Patsi Boyd Jul 19 2019 12:00 AM

Nick's subtle laugh and grin. Miss you brother.

Brian Vaughn Jul 19 2019 12:00 AM

I Went to school with Nick, he was a nice kid. Very sorry for your loss.

Jen Jul 19 2019 12:00 AM

I loved Nick he was such kind and quiet soul. I always enjoy visiting with him at family get togethers . He will be missed by all who knew him. May he Rest In Peace. Heaven has another angel to watch over us

Jack Goodson Jul 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nicholas Barnhart

Jack Goodson Jul 18 2019 12:00 AM

Lit a candle in memory of Nicholas Kane Barnhart

Neal and Jerri Ray Jul 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nicholas Barnhart

Neal and Jerri Ray Jul 18 2019 12:00 AM

Nick was such a quiet loving soul. I enjoyed being around him and he always hug me. He was a great friend of Casey and I am totally broken hearted for Sandi and family. Until we meet again, Nick. Marlene Pruett

Marlene Pruett Jul 18 2019 12:00 AM

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