Robert Loren Briney

May 19, 1930March 4, 2018

Robert was born in Torrance California on May 19, 1930 and passed away in Fresno California on March 4, 2018.

He was a long time executive director with the USDA for 40 years.

Robert is preceded in death by his son, William Perry Briney.

He is survived by his wife, Leslie; Son Rob Briney and his wife Kris; daughter Patricia (Patty) Briney; step son Amit Ben-Yehoshua and daughter Liat Josefberg-Ben-Yehoshua; eleven grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Beth Israel Cemetery, 1701 West Belmont Ave., Fresno at 2:00 pm.

Memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Briney family.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Robert Loren Briney

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delyn meyers

March 29, 2018

Patty and I have been close friends since we were 14. I have known her father all that time. He was always smiling, funny and easy going. RIP Bob. Know that you are missed, but very much with us in our hearts and memories.