|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1929|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 2012|
Salt Lake County
Our loving husband, father, and grandfather, Donald J. Barney, peacefully passed away Nov. 6, 2012. He was born Jan. 22, 1929 in Ogden to J. Donald and Donna Lant Barney. He was preceded in death by his parents and older brothers, Gordon and Dick.
Don served in the US Army in the Philippines. He graduated from Weber College while taking courses at the U.
Don married Lorna Millet, the love of his life, on Feb 8, 1957. Their marriage was solemnized in the SLC Temple. They lived in CA, OR, AZ and then came home to Utah. He was blessed with 6 loving children and their spouses, Robyn Hamilton, Cindy and Les Gramse, Julie and Michael Cottle, Don, Sherron and Tyler Baker and Jennifer and David Sharp, 23 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He was recruited by IBM as a systems analyst. Don worked for major savings and loans, was Governor of the US League and Pres. of their Systems Division., and Pres. of Franklin Insurance Agency. He was influential in building two ATM networks and was continually engaged in writing specifications for various devices.
Don was an avid golfer and had 5 holes in one. He organized and operated the Oregon LDS Golf Assoc.
Don was active in the LDS Church and held many positions including Branch Pres, Bishoprics, High Councils, and loved teaching and coaching the Priests. Don and Lorna served a full-time CES mission in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
His funeral will be held Fri. Nov. 9 at noon in the Founders Park 5th Ward Chapel, 11685 S Kestrel Rise Rd., South Jordan, UT. A viewing at 10 a.m. will precede the service.
Utah Veterans Memorial Park
17111 S. Camp Williams Road. Bluffdale, UT
Jesse Donald Barney (1897 - 1967)
Donna Margaret Lant Barney (1901 - 1983)
Note: Temporary market to be removed as permanent marker is set.
Utah State Veterans Memorial Park
Salt Lake County
Plot: Site D 24
Created by: Max Grant Anderson
Record added: Nov 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100343848