Funeral services for Bill Harber, 87, of Reeds Spring, Mo., were held June 4, 2019, in Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church, Kimberling City, Mo., with Father Joji officiating. 

Burial was in Yocum Pond Cemetery, Reeds Spring, Mo., under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home, Kimberling City, Mo.

He died May 31, 2019. 

Bill was born on Aug. 21, 1931, in Keokuk, Okla., son of Joseph and Dona Bramlett Harber. He served his country in the U.S. Army. 

He had lived in the area since 1970, coming from Kansas City, Mo. He was a retired lineman who received his 65-year pin from the electric union and was the longest standing member. He loved working construction and built several businesses in the Reeds Spring area. 

His favorite hobby was “jamming with the boys” at the Slane Community Building down DD Highway. Memberships included the Knights of Columbus and Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church, Kimberling City, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sons, Bobby Gehringer and Lonnie Foster.

Survivors include his wife, Earlene Harber, of Reeds Spring, Mo.; sons, Bill Gehringer and wife, Joy, of Okla., Don Gehringer and wife, Thelma, of Kansas City, Mo., Monte Foster and wife, Beatrice, of Ozark, Mo., Barry Harber and wife, Viki, of Tampa, Fla., Bryan Harber, of Lampe, Mo. and Brad Harber, of Okla.; brothers, Dean Evert, of Norman, Okla. and Dale Harber, of Huntsville, Ala.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

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