OSWEGO — Michael W. Barney, 66, of Oswego died July 8, 2019 in Syracuse.

Born in Oswego, he was the son of Wilbur and Lea (Simpson) Barney.

Michael was a United States Navy Veteran.  He was employed as an electrician with the Local IBEW No. 43.  Previously, he was employed with Hammermill in Oswego for 26 years until it’s closing.

He was a member of The Leather Stocking Club and was an avid outdoorsman.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping.  Michael also loved his time spent at his camp in the Adirondacks.  

Michael is survived by his loving wife Martha (Wiltsie) Barney; his daughter, Michelle (Jesse) Silva of Rhode Island; son, William R. Barney of Syracuse; two brothers, Robert (Lorraine) Barney of Florida and Neil (Norma) Barney of Oswego; one sister, Gloria Scaccia of Oswego; and several nieces and nephews.

He was pre-deceased by his brother William Richards and his sister Norma Rhines.

There will be no calling hours or services per Michael’s wishes. 

Nelson Funeral Home has care of his arrangements.