Bill Barnett

January 21, 1943December 4, 2013

Barnett, Willard “Bill” T., retired Quality Assurance Engineer for Bombardier Learjet, died on Dec. 4, 2013. Bill was born in Dedham, MA on January 21, 1943, entered the U.S. Air Force in 1961, went to work for Learjet in 1965 and retired in March of 2000. He is preceded in death by parents, Ethel and John Barnett, sisters, Ellen and Dorothy, brothers, John and Joseph, step-son, Randy Rochat, son Willard, Jr., and grandson Josh Barnett. He is survived by sister, Patricia Mullaley of Roslindale, MA, wife, Phyllis, step-son, Troy (Jenn) Rochat of McKinney, TX, daughter, Michelle (Bobby) White, and 5 grandchildren. Rosary will be 5:30 pm Sunday at Resthaven Mortuary. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am, Monday, Dec. 9 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Memorials in lieu of flowers with Catholic Charities, 532 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67214 and with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.


  • Rosary Service Sunday, December 8, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 9, 2013
  • Graveside Service Monday, December 9, 2013

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Bob Aitken

December 9, 2013

Phyllis, My condolences to you, Troy and the rest of the family on Bill's passing. I have a great many fond memories of my friend Bill and his ornery ways. Peace be with you.

Greg Hissem

December 9, 2013

Phyllis, I enjoyed you and Bill from our Learjet days. Condolences to you for your loss.

Joyce Campbell

December 8, 2013

Phyllis - I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. I appreciate all the kindnesses he always showed me including getting my favorite candy. Many thoughts and prayers to you, and wishing God's arms to comfort you.

Randy/Gloria Miller

December 8, 2013

Phyllis and family, we are so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. We have great memories of summers at Cheney Lake with you and Bill.

Rick Sestini

December 8, 2013

Phyllis, Troy, and the entire family, Bill was a dam good man, both at work and away from work. I have good memories from house get togethers', the lake, and at work.... Bill will forever be in our memories and our hearts

Deena Luna

December 8, 2013

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you .

Donna Lynden

December 7, 2013

Phyllis and Troy, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sorrowful time.

Lavonia Wilmoth

December 7, 2013

Rip bill, prayers to family