Richard C. Barney

January 12, 2006    

BELLEVILLE, N.Y. -- A memorial service for Richard C. “Bud” Barney will be 4 p.m. Saturday at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville with Rev. Sharon Satterlee, pastor of the Belleville United Methodist Church officiating.  Spring burial will be in Woodside Cemetery,  Belleville.  Calling hours are Saturday from 1 - 4 p.m. at the funeral home.  

Contributions may be made to the Woodside Cemetery Association,
P.O. Box157, Belleville, N.Y.  13611. 

Mr. Barney, 81, formerly of Mixer Rd., Belleville, died Wednesday at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where he had resided since September of 2003.

He was born October 5, 1924 in Watertown, a son of Mark and Genevieve Williams Barney.  He was educated in Union Academy at Belleville.  He married Helen Johnson, November 10, 1946 at the home of her parents with Rev. Miles Hutchinson officiating.

Mr. Barney worked on a poultry farm in Fulton.  He later farmed with his grandfather on the Lake Rd., Belleville, where he was raised.  He owned and operated a dairy farm on Mixer Rd., Belleville from 1954 until 1985.  Mr. and Mrs. Barney moved to Rt 3, Henderson following their retirement.

Mr. Barney was a trustee and caretaker at Woodside Cemetery, Belleville, a member of the Belleville Volunteer Fire Department.  He was a past president of the Jefferson County Holstein Association and a member of the National Holstein Assoc.  He was a member of the Farm Bureau and was a 4-H leader.  Mr. Barney enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing.

Besides his wife, he is survived by 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Kenneth, Gaylesville, AL, Michael and Cindy, Belleville.  A daughter and son-in-law, Caroline and Edward Reaubach, Albion.  6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren.  A sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Frederick Millard, Woodville.  A brother and sister-in-law, Marshall and Cynthia, Seminole, FL.  Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Information provided by Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.