BARNEY, Robin C.
Sgt. US Army (Ret)
Passed away at his home on July 21, 2013 following a long illness. Robin was born 8/14/1950 1950 in Chicago, IL to the late Harry Barney and Marie (Fairley) Barney. Folowing high school, Robin enlisted in the military. First in the US Air Force and later in the US Army where he served until his retirement. During his time in the US Army, Robin served in the 101st Airborne Division during Operation Desert Storm.
Following his retirement from the military, Robin worked many years in private security until his illness forced him to retire. Robin was a member of the Airborne Association, the 555 Parachute Infantry Associates, and the VFW and Omega Gents Social Club. He is survived by his wife Diana and daughter Kristin. He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters Mary Garcia, Lilium Elum and Mildred Wilson. Visitation on Wednesday, 4-7pm, at Morgan Jones Funeral Home, 4200 Broadway, Sacramento. Celebration of his life will be at Taylor Funeral Home in Chicago, IL. Interment Lincoln Cemetery. A Special Thanks to the members of the Omega Gents Sports and Social Club and the Kaiser Hospice team (Gail, Janice, Lija and Lynn).
Published in The Sacramento Bee on July 24, 2013