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Derek "Barney" T. Runyard

January 17, 1970 ~ February 23, 2018 (age 48)

Derek “Barney” T. Runyard of Jefferson, WI, went to heaven on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at UW Hospital in
He was born in Oconomowoc, WI on January 17, 1970 to Timothy Runyard and Karen (Fischer)
Derek was employed at Generac in Jefferson. He lived life to the fullest, loved deer hunting and fishing,
played darts, pool, and horseshoes, went bowling and ATV riding. He was the life of the party and
touched the lives of everyone he knew. He was such a fun-loving guy and will be missed by many. He
worked hard and partied harder.
He is survived by his mother, Karen Runyard-Garity of Palmyra, father, Timothy Runyard of Sullivan;
sister, Tonya Runyard of Helenville; nephews, Jake and Colton Schmidt; uncle, Mike (Susan) Fischer of
Palmyra; aunts, Rhonda (Rick) Maney of Palmyra and Gloria Runyard of Oconomowoc; best friends,
Dave Schmidt and Bart Eichstaedt; along with many other friends and cousins. He was predeceased by
his maternal grandparents, Maynard “Rusty” and Evelyn “Evie” Fischer and paternal grandparents
Walter and Hazel Runyard.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 12:00PM – 3:00PM at Haase Lockwood &
Assoc. Funeral Home 320 W. Main St. Palmyra.

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