Harold Riley Blanchard, 83 Lamar, MO passed away April 14, 2018, born November 13, 1934 to Ezra and Isabel (Spoon) Blanchard. Harold was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Kay after 62 years of marriage, two sisters, Paulene Rogers and Loretta (Dean) Owen; children are Beth (Roy) Crocker, Lester, Richard (Peggy), Lendon (Leisa), Clifford (Julie), James (Lea Ann), Ann (Mike) Kelley and Caroline (Dustin) Charlton; 20 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at Daniels Funeral Home in Lamar, MO on April 17th with visitation at 1pm and funeral at 2pm.

Instead of flowers H.B. said, “Spend your money on your own family.”

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#4 Nixa, MoCharlotte Palmer 2018-04-18 22:07
Thinking of you, Hazel, and have you and the family in my prayers.
#3 LamarKent Harris 2018-04-17 17:34
Debbie and I were sad to hear of Harold's passing. Early memories for me centered around farming and Harold sold my dad a really nice Massey 510 (if I remember correctly) and we so exacted to have one of "Harold Blanchard's Combines!" Rarely saw him not in good spirits and I enjoyed the brief conversations I had with him even after he moved into the City of Lamar. He will be missed, but I know he is home with his Savior now and what a blessing that is.
#2 Copperas Cove, TexasShawn Kelley 2018-04-17 02:05
Ann and Mike,

Deb, the kids, and I would like to extend our deepest condolences on the passing of your father.

Shawn, Deb, Thomas, Katie, and Betsy Kelley
#1 Golden CityDan Scott 2018-04-17 02:04
I never knew Harold that well but a legacy of a great family he leaves behind. I know you all will miss him. So sorry for your loss.

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