John Edward Barnedt died in Sedro Woolley, on Jan. 11, 2002, at the age of 65.
Mr. Barnedt was born in White Salmon on Aug. 19, 1937, one of seven children to Leora Genevieve (McKee) and Datus Edward Barnedt. He lived in White Salmon most of his life,working as a log truck driver for local timber companies. In 1961, he married Sally Cooke.
In 1974, Mr. Barnedt bought his own log truck and continued working as a private contractor. He later moved to Eastern Washington, where he worked on a wheat ranch. Three years ago, he moved to Sedro Woolley to be nearer family.
Mr. Barnedt had many friends in the Mid-Columbia area and was a past member of the Eagles Lodge.
Surviving Mr. Barnedt are his three children Jacqueline Earl, Woodston, Kan., John David Barnedt, Pendleton, Ore., and Corey Vincent Barnedt, Concrete; grandchildren Kylie Louise, Charles Jacob and Levi Datus, Woodston, Kan., John David Jr., and Joshua Denton, Fallon, Nev., and Kassandra Grace, Forest Skylar Schuck and Brook Elizabeth, Concrete; and his siblings Bill Barnedt, Boise, Idaho, Marvin Barnedt, Anaconda, Mont., Leora Ramsay, Arlington, Ore., identical twin James (Jim) Barnedt, White Salmon, and Bob Barnedt, Fairbanks, Alaska. Preceding him in death are his parents and sister Lavonne Mann.
A funeral service for Mr. Barnedt will be held on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in White Salmon, with interment following at the White Salmon Cemetery.
Gardner Funeral Home in White Salmon handled arrangements.