Death Notice



John “David” Barnett, 68, of Yakima died Saturday, May 14, 2005.

He was born Oct. 1, 1936 in Toppenish to Melvin and Alice (Brayton) Barnett. He received his education and graduated with the Toppenish High School class of 1954. He joined the Air Force after graduation and was stationed in Germany. He attended college after being discharged, earning his BA in accounting. He retired from the Washington State Department of Revenue.

He is survived by nine brothers and sisters, Frank (Lena) Barnett of Yakima, Joanne (Herman) Liebrecht of Moses Lake, Bill Barnett of Mabton, Gene (Helen) Barnett of Sunnyside, Mike (Becky) Barnett of Yakima, Virginia Barnett of Seattle, Grace (Donald) Wagoner of Yakima, Mary Jane (Rod) Thysell of Lyle and Joe (Marsha) Barnett of Goldendale; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 19, 2005, at 11 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Toppenish, with interment to follow at Zillah City Cemetery. Valley Hills Funeral Home and Crematory, Yakima, is in charge of arrangements.


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