MAJ Michael J. Barnett was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/17/2024 at the age of 76.7 from Pancreatic cancer
Sun City, AZ
Flight Classes 68-8 and 68-10
Date of Birth 05/06/1947
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 282 AHC in 68-69
Call sign in Vietnam VULCAN
This information was provided by Wife

More detail on this person: Michael John Barnett, 76, of Sun City, AZ passed away on January 17, 2024, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Michael was born on May 6, 1947, in Portland, Oregon to John and Helen Barnett . He graduated from high school in Sandy, Oregon, and attended 1 year of college at Portland State. He then joined the Army, where he served in Vietnam as an officer and helicopter pilot. Michael spent a total of 14 years in the Army, the Reserves and the Army National Guard, exiting as a Major. He retired from Roadway Trucking in 2002 and moved to Arizona to enjoy the area and to support his aging parents. In 2009 he met Valorie Everton, whom he married in 2011. He loved spending time with various close friends and family, engaging in the things he enjoyed (landscape photography, cooking, playing cards, home improvement projects) and loving and supporting his wife, Valorie. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Valorie; children-Jon and wife Julie Michie; Kathryn and husband Nick Trevett, as well as his beloved grandchildren-Jacob Michie, Hannah Trevett and Tyler Trevett; his niece, Alissa Franko; niece and nephew, Chelsea and Keith Inglis; sister-in-law Georgia Franko and brother-in-law, Paul Franko; and friends-Ione Macker, Candace & Orville Salway, Betty and Chuck Schumm as well as many other lifetime friends. Services have been scheduled for February 1 at 10am at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85024 After the service we would like to invite everyone over to Val and Mike's home for a light lunch. We hope you will join us and if so, please RSVP. 20312 N 110 Ln. Sun City AZ 85373

Burial information: National Memorial Cemetery

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