Long-Time Councilman Clarence Barnett Passes Away
The city of Yakima lost a long-time servant of the community Friday.
The Yakima Herald is reporting that Clarence Barnett died at the Cottage in the Meadow hospice at 6:30 p.m. He was 93.
Barnett served the city of Yakima as a councilman for 22 years, including being mayor from 1984-86.
The death was confirmed by long-time friend and state Rep. Norm Johnson.
Barnett not only served the city of Yakima, but also his country as a member of the U.S. Army fighting in World War II. He retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Barnett leaves behind his wife, two daughters and several grandchildren.