The Obit For Barney Barnhill

N.W. "Barney" Barnhill (1916 - 2010)

Published in Star-Telegram on June 10, 2010

N.W. "Barney" Barnhill, 93, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2010, in Keller. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Barney was born and raised in Cisco. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who was always there for his family.

Barney and Mayme were married for 71 years.

At the age of 16 he became a professional baseball player, scoring a home run his first time at bat. He was retired from General Dynamics with over 30 years and was an avid scratch golf player, scoring five holes-in-one in his golfing career.

Barney was a proud Mason for over 60 years.

Survivors: Wife, Mayme; daughters, Nancy Kearney and husband, Cecil, and Linda Hatcher and husband, Woody; grandchildren, Randy Hatcher and wife, Julie, Laura Lambert and husband, Damon, Kisa Kearney and Paul Kearney and wife, Kay; seven great-grandchildren; and brother, James Barnhill.