William H Barney Jr. ’43 died on March 19, 2016, in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
(The following was submitted by the family):
William Hadwen Barney, of Nantucket and formerly of Boca Grande, Fla., died Saturday, March 19, 2016, at home. He was 95. Born July 8, 1920, in Milford, Mass., he was the son of Lucile Pierce Barney and William Hadwen Barney. He grew up in Hopedale, Mass. and graduated from Tabor Academy. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in October 1941 after leaving Bowdoin College. He patrolled the East Coast aboard a submarine-chaser. He married the former Katherine Kennedy and was sent to the West Coast and shipped out to the Pacific. William and his widow Katherine “Kay” Barney had three children, their son William III and his wife Ruth, their daughter Katherine Moose and her husband George, and their daughter Lili Calabrese and her husband Pat. They had seven grandchildren and their spouses; and eleven great-grandchildren.