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BARNEY (MINYARD MERRELL) Barnett Jr. was born February 20, 1937 In Ft. Worth, TX. After a long illness he went home to the Lord on July 20, 2013 in Carmichael, CA. He is survived by his wife, June, daughter, Judy Sease (Gary) of Carmichael, grandson Forrest Latorre (Grace) of Lathrop , granddaughter Kim Padilla (Jason) of Fair Oaks and great grandchildren Holly, Dustin and Elizabeth. Son of a Baptist minister, Barney was also an ordained minister by age 12 and preached in his father's pulpit. He attended Cal Baptist College, worked for the California School for the Deaf and California Youth Authority at Chino. He was a body builder, race walker and was active in the Riverside Lawn Bowling Club. He touched the hearts and lives of many young people as a teacher and mentor. The family sincerely appreciates the great care and comfort he received from the staff at Eskaton Manzanita Care Center and Vitas Hospice. A message to his friend in Christ, Bob, "I'm holding the door for you."
Published in Press-Enterprise on July 28, 2013
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