March 30, 2012
HAMPTON, NH: Robert (Bob) E. Barney, 59, of Hampton and formerly of Wilmington, DE, died Friday March 30, 2012 at his home.
Bob was born in Ipswich, MA on Sept 21, 1952 son of Charles T. Barney of Newburyport, MA and the late Rebecca C. Barney.
Bob had retired as an accountant from DuPont in Wilmington where he had worked for 30 years. He graduated from Bentley College and was an Eagle Scout. He was well known for his volunteer work at the Gateway House, Sunday Breakfast Mission, Meals on Wheels and the Emmanuel Dining Room, all in Wilmington.
In addition to his father Bob, is survived by his brother Ken and his wife Jeanne, his sons and their wives, Matthew & Jennilyn Barney of Charlestown, NH and Christopher & Monika Barney of Poland. He also leaves four grandchildren, Madison, Mason, Shelby and Ashley Barney, his buddy and loyal dog Bruschi, two nieces, two nephews and two great-nephews. Bob was predeceased by his brother David.
Funeral Services will be Saturday at 1:00 P.M. in the First Congregational Church, 175 Main St. Rowley, MA. A period of visitation will precede the service from noon to 1:00 P.M. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center 1 Joslin Place, Suite 745 Boston, MA 02215 in memory of Robert Barney.