LEROY D BARTER
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June 30, 1919 ~ October 23, 2013
LeRoy D. Barter, "the man with mountain peaks in his eyes", died October 23, 2013.
Mr. Barter was born June 30, 1919, on Mt. Omei (Emei), Sichuan Province, China, to Dr. and Mrs. A. J Barter, medical missionaries with the Canadian Methodist Church.
The family returned to the United States when Mr. Barter was 4 years old, settling in Tacoma, WA. His professional career was with Beckman Instruments, Inc. in California. Mr. Barter and his wife, Isabel, moved to Vancouver, WA, when he retired from Beckman. Mr. Barter was active in the Salmon Creek United Methodist Church.
We will remember and celebrate Mr. Barter's life on November 9, 2013, 2:00 p.m., at Salmon Creek United Methodist Church, 12217 NE Highway 99, Vancouver, WA, 98686. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salmon Creek United Methodist Church.
Please sign LeRoy's Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits.
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 3, 2013