Sylven C. Barney, 71, formerly of Wilmington, Ohio died 12:34 AM, Thursday, December 22, 2011 at the Drake Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. His wife, Delsie Barney, preceded him in death November 15, 1991. They were married August 30, 1958. Mr. Barney was born February 9, 1940 in Wilmington, Ohio, son of the late Abraham and Nellie Dalton Barney. Mr. Barney retired from Randall-Textron. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Wilmington.
Mr. Barney is survived by three sons, Sylven Barney of Vine Grove, Kentucky, Tim Barney of Sabina, Ohio, and Ron Barney of Phoenix, Arizona; three daughters, Sharon (John) Inlow of New Vienna, Ohio, Shirley (Butch) Fawley of Hillsboro, Ohio, and Tammy Barney of Sabina, Ohio; a brother, Mike Barney of Wilmington, Ohio; two sisters, Joyce Church of Goshen, Ohio and Dianna Gloyd of Kentucky; nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, a brother, Charles Barney, is preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Pastor Carey G. Hilterbran officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM, Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home.