LaMar Barney was born on October 27, 1927 in Hatch, Utah to Frank and Vilate Riggs Barney. He passed away on March 26, 2021 in Cedar City, Utah. LaMar married Dorothy Cameron on June 23, 1948, their marriage was solemnized in the St. George Temple. Together they raised 6 kids. Dorothy preceded him in death December 24, 2017.
LaMar was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served in many positions. He was also involved in many community functions He served in the United States Army Air Force during WWII.
He was an active member of the Operating Engineers through his employment at Kaibab Industries and also worked for Mammoth Lumber Company.
Dad enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time in the outdoors with his family. He loved working in his garden and tending to his animals. He was a master at Dutch oven cooking and made the best sourdough biscuits ever!
LaMar is survived by 5 children: Laraine (Bruce) Marble, Barbara (Dennis) Dalton Janell (Lisa) Barney, Janett Young and Lewis (Sue) Barney; brother, Ferril Barney, 20 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were son, Kenneth Barney, his parents and 4 brothers.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 12:00 Noon in the Hatch Ward Chapel where friends may call from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Hatch Cemetery with military honors by the Panguitch American Legion Post #25 and Air Force Honor Guard. Live streaming of the services and on-line guestbook can be found at www.maglebymortuary.com under LaMar’s obituary. Due to COVID-19, all attendees must wear masks and adhere to social distancing guidelines. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti.
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