The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 11, 2014

Dalton E. Harbaugh

BRANSON, Mo. — Dalton Ellis Harbaugh, age 70, formerly of Joplin, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Cox Medical Center in Branson, Mo., following a sudden illness.

Dalton was born on Feb. 12, 1943, in Joplin, the son of the late Dalton and Mary Ellen (Shallenberger) Harbaugh. He served in the United States Air Force.

He married Gloria Fisher on Sept. 4, 1963, in Joplin. Together they raised three children. He worked for FAG Bearing, retiring in 2000. He was a Baptist. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Dalton is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gloria Harbaugh, Branson, Mo.; one son, Tracy Harbaugh and wife, Joyce, Diamond, Mo.; one daughter, Robin Monroe and husband, Mike, Joplin; one brother, Chester Martin, Spring City, Mo.; one sister, Mary Jo Harlan, Joplin; five grandchildren, Spencer Harbaugh, Kirk Monroe, Ian Monroe, Sara Harbaugh, and Josh Harbaugh. He was preceded in death by one son, Rocky Harbaugh; and one brother, Clinton Harbaugh.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Osborne Cemetery. Pastor David Shumaker will officiate. The pallbearers will be Tracy Harbaugh, Spencer Harbaugh, Kirk Monroe, Ian Monroe and Danny Martin. The family will receive friends 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.

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