Charles "Chuck" Barnhouse, 84, of Oskaloosa, died Monday, February 6, 2012, at his home in Oskaloosa. In 1941 he started working for the family business C.L. Barnhouse Music Publishing Company in Oskaloosa. In 1957 Chuck and his brother took over the operation of the business from their father. He managed the creative side of the business, selecting the composers and music to be published. Chuck was the president of C.L. Barnhouse Music Publishing for many years, he semi-retired in 2001, but stayed involved in the company through most of 2011.
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