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Byron R. "Barney" Worthing

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Byron R. "Barney" Worthing Obituary

Owego, NY: Byron R. "Barney" Worthing, 92, of Owego, NY passed away at home on Thursday December 12, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jane (Catlin) Worthing; his three sons and daughters-in-law, John and Debra (Signs) Worthing, Douglas and Shelly (Woodburn) Worthing, Ray and Laurie (Arbes) Worthing; his grandchildren, Willie and Nicole Worthing, Sarah and Josh Ferguson, Benjamin and Rebecca Worthing, Mallory and Bill Gibson, Meredith and Steve Sagor, Byron Worthing, Hilary, Aubrey and Raven Worthing; his great grandchildren, John, Brady, Elizabeth, Hannah, Oliver, Sam, Connor and Gabe. He is also survived by two sisters, Marion (Dwayne) Rubenstein, Ruth (John) Baker; many nieces, nephews and their families. Barney was born on a dairy farm in East Rochester, NY and served in the United States Army during WWII. He worked 20 years for the Tioga County Soil Conservation Service and continued on as a supervisor for the Farmers Home Administration. Throughout his entire career though, he was most well known as a local cattle dealer. Barney had a lifetime love of baseball and softball, and always simply enjoyed going to work. In keeping with his wishes, private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Those wishing, may consider a memorial in memory of Barney to the Owego United Methodist Church, 261 Main St. Owego, NY 13827 or the Owego Fire Department Emergency Squad, PO Box 22, Owego, NY 13827. Please share your memories at www.RichardsFH.com

Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Dec. 14, 2013
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