Retired District Chief SFD
Bob K Berney
BLANCHARD, LA. - Funeral services for Ret. SFD District Chief Bob Berney will be held Friday 2:00 pm November 15, 2013 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel, Marshall Street, Shreveport, La. Officiating will be Bro. Dale Sauls. Interment will follow at Centuries Memorial. The family will receive visitors Thursday November 14, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Bob was born September 26, 1926 in Waveland, Arkansas and passed away November 13, 2013. Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years Wilma Berney, November 12, 2012 and daughter Kathy Anne Berney. Left to cherish his memory is his sons Bobby Berney and Benny Berney, daughters Kay Brewster, Carole Lazarini and Kimberly Holbert. Grandchildren Chris Brewster, Callie Forrest, Scott Smith, Rusty Smith, Jonathan Lazarini, Giovanni Lazarini, Caleb Berney, Josh Berney, Barbara Stone, Genna Lee and Hannah Holbert. Bob also had 13 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob was a gunner in the US Navy during WWII. After his service in the navy Bob became a firefighter for the Shreveport Fire Department where he devoted 36 years of service. Bob was a faithful member and Deacon of First Baptist Church of Blanchard, LA for over 63 years. He served on various committees and with the Baptist Men's Group. He will be missed by his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials may be made to the Firefighters Benevolence Fund.
Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 14, 2013