Calvin Barney, 62, of Westville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon.
He was born June 25, 1951, in Danville, the son of Mike and Neoma Pearson Barney, both deceased.
Survivors include his son, Keith Barney of Westville; his brothers, Alan Barney of Danville, Ed (Jodi) Barney of Westville, and Tim (Shirley) Barney of Georgetown; his sisters, Yvonne Miller of Westville, Carol McArdle of Westville, Teresa (Clinton) Pridemore of Westville, Karen (Wayne) Dietz of Champaign, and Diana Forsyth of Westville; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Anna Barney, and Elsa and Augusta Pearson; his brother, Robert Barney; and brothers-in-law, Rick Miller and Wayne Forsyth.
Calvin lived his whole life for his son, Keith. He enjoyed volunteering and never knew a stranger. Calvin loved to read all types of literature, especially the Bible. Calvin enjoyed spending time at the UAW 579 Hall and spending time with his friends and family, always helping them and never expecting anything in return. He worked for County Market and Metal Stamping.
A celebration of Calvin’s life will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, Westville. Visitation will be 4-7pm, Thursday, Oct. 31, at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest in Forest Park Cemetery.
Please join his family in sharing memories through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.