Robert "Bob" Bayliff Barney was born on August 20th, 1938 to Robert & Jennie Barney of Grand Junction, CO. Bob earned his wings in the early morning of August 19th, 2023 in Lakewood, CO. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Jennie, and brothers-in-law, John Seberg and Merle Loetz, along with his four-legged friend, Freckles. He is survived by his twin sister, Ann Loetz, and his younger sister, Bette Seberg, along with nieces and nephews: Thomas Williams (Wendy), Lisa Vander Ley, Robert Willliams (Jennifer), and Sandy Fallon (Mike). Great nieces and nephews: Madison Williams, Ben Vander Ley, Kacey Hammer (Williams), Jordan Williams, Brady Vander Ley, Emma Fallon, and Sam Fallon.
Bob worked for Coors Bottling Company for 24 years, he also worked for Chicago O'Hare airport, and was in the Army and the Army Reserves for a total of eight years. He retired at the age of 62. During his retirement he obtained his pilots license and mastered his love of flying like his father. Bob was an avid Denver Broncos and CU Buffs fan. He loved watching NFL and college football. He was a proud NRA member and loved his country. He enjoyed many cruises with his siblings and loved travel. He lived in Golden, CO for 50 years. In 1988, he bought land and started to build his dream house up Golden Gate Canyon. His home was the center of many family gatherings, and bbq’s. He also built a couple barns where he took care of his many horses, which soon became his passion. He was well known for taking care of the neighborhood horses and all of his neighbors loved him. Bob gave the shirt off his back for anyone and was always wanting to help, especially when it came to construction projects. Bob's most recent favorite hobby included Draft Kings with NASCAR races and sporting events. He leaves behind a huge legacy of family, friends, and wonderful memories.