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“I am shocked of Ray's passing. I will always remember playing ball with him and others on Pierce Road. Know Ray is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Rick Marsh - Wilmot, NH

“I was so sorry to hear of Ray's passing. I enjoyed the few conversation s I had with Ray. Bonney, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Lisa Pearson. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Pearson - DE - Acquaintance

“Honey Bun, I shall miss you now and all the rest of my days forever. You made me whole and now I have to try and become whole without you my love....Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Bonnie Barney - Wilmington, DE

“Dear Bonnie, Please accept our sincere condolences. With love and open arms offering big hugs, Chip and Glynne ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Chip Nagle - Friend

“Monica I am deeply saddened for you and your family. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family at this time ..I'm here if you ever need to taLk...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Rosemarie Hegarty - Wilmington, DE

“Ray was a great buddy all through junior and senior high school. He had a great sense of humor and made my early days a lot of fun! I've missed him...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Stan Ecton - Williamsburg, VA

“My heartfelt sympathy to the Barney's family on the departure of your beloved husband, father, brother and uncle .May you find comfort in memories of...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Judith

“Bonnie so sorry for your loss.you and your famiky are in my thoughts and prayers. Ray and I served in the Reserves together and wrre friends. I often...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: SHARON Leslie - Middletown, DE

“My wife Mary and I miss Ray. I met Ray when we served together in the Navy Reserve. For years we were in the same unit and I learned what a great...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Jack Denney Jr. - Wilmington, DE

“To Bonnie and the Barney family from the Ministry of Caring 'family', our heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you during this very sad time. ...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Br. Ronald Giannone, OFM Cap. - DE

“My family had the good fortune to live next door to Ray, his parents and siblings from 1951 to 1958 in Deerhurst. Although I and my siblings who...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: David Brown - Wilmington, DE

“Dad "Pop",You showed such courage, strength and dignity through your illness this past year. I am so honored to be your daughter. You provided so...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Monica Barney - Wilmington, DE

“I'll remember you always in my heart dad. I still can't believe you're gone. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Phillip Barney - New castle, DE

“Ray will be deeply missed at the Emmanuel Dining Room, not just with the staff members but also our guests. He touched so many lives and helped so...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Dorine Rosier - Wilmington, DE

“I will always remember how much Ray did for our parents when they were in the nursing home, and how much he enjoyed the Cat's Eye Pub in Baltimore...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Anne Barney - Family


Raymond Livingston Barney, age 73, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital.

He was the son of the late Arthur and Jessalyn Gordy Barney. Raymond was a retired Lab Technician from E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. after 25 yrs. of service. He proudly served 7 yrs. active duty with the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and retired from the Naval Reserves in 1992. Raymond dedicated many years to the Emmanuel Dining Room assisting the poor for the Ministry of Caring. He was also a Eucharistic Minister with Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Wilmington, DE.

Survived by his loving wife Bonnie Barney, his children Monica Barney (Kevin Johnson), Phillip Barney (Lisa), brothers David Barney, Rodney Barney (Nancee), sister Anne VanOrder (Steve) and nieces Allison Barney-Ferguson and Aran Barney.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday July 21, 2017 at Immaculate Heart of Mary, 4701 Weldin Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803 at 11:00 A.M. Visitation will start at 10:00 A.M. Interment All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations be made to the Ministry of Caring, Inc., 115 East 14th St., Wilmington, DE 19801.