Leroy J. 'Butch' Barned, 70 passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home, Friday morning March 18, 2022.
He was born in Moravia the son of the late Lillian ( Barned ) and Robert Bell. Butch or Butchy Bell as he was affectionately known by his family and friends was a longtime employee for Auburn Wire for more than 35 years. He was a member of the CNY 4 x 4's and also the Muckland Cruisers and Port Byron Piston Cruisers. Butch was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and camping. He was most happy the times spent with the love of his life, his wife Hulda, with whom he enjoyed more than 35 years together.
He is survived by his loving daughter Tracy ( Lou) Akins their children , Lillian, Ryan, Jacob, Adam, and Beccalynn,a son Jason (Sarah) Barned,their children Raven, Austyn, Harland,and Carson, a great- granddaughter Aryahna, three sisters Marie, Clara, Roxanne, three brothers Robert (Cathy) Jr., Danny (Lori), Phillip (Brenda), two sisters-in-law , Louise (Mike), Nancy (Jim), brother-in-law Tim (Cindy), several nieces,nephews,cousins and lifelong best friend Larry ( Sandy) Detsel.
In addition to his parents, Leroy was predeceased by his wife Hulda (Borst) Barned.
Calling hours are this Tuesday afternoon from 4 to 6 pm in the Pettigrass Funeral Home. A service will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 am in the funeral home, 196 Genesee St.,Auburn.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th N St., Liverpool,NY 13088
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