In loving memory of

Jeffery Lynn Carney
July 10, 1950 - November 24, 2021

Jeffery Lynn Carney, 71, passed away Wednesday morning, November 24, 2021 in his residence. He was born in Marion on July 10, 1950, the son of the late Bernard Carney Jr. and Jacqueline (Preston) Smith.

Jeff graduated from Eastbrook High School in 1968 and married Lucinda Thompson on October 14, 1978.

Mr. Carney served in the United States Air Force for four years, a Reservist for 18 years and retired from NASA after four years as a Quality Assurance Inspector. He was a member of the Upland Lions Club, Arcana Masonic Lodge, Upland, and Pierce United Methodist Church, Upland.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Cindi Carney, Upland; two daughters: Tiffiney Lynn Carney, Upland; Rachelle Ann Thompson, Melbourne, Florida; four grandchildren: J.J. Kelly; Symfiney Kelly; Isabella Hoss; and Savannah Hoss; sisters: Gail (Ted) Bitner, Anderson; Candy Smith, Kokomo; Sue (Dennis) White, Kokomo; and Linda Wiles, Kokomo; brothers: Dan (Nancy) Carney, Sharpsville; and Patrick Smith.

He was preceded in death by his father and step-mother, Bernard and Colleen Carney; mother and stepfather, Jackie and Guy Smith; a brother, John Thompson; and a sister, Christy Smith.

Visitation will be from 11 am - 2 pm, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Pierce Church, 201 N. 8th St, Upland. The funeral service will be at 2 pm at the church, with Pastor Evan Guse officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones-Smith Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 259 N. Main St., Upland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Armes-Hunt Funeral Home to help defray final expenses.


Renee Sipe wrote on Nov 29, 2021:

"He was a second big brother to me. Loved him dearly."

Judy Brammer Cox wrote on Nov 28, 2021:

"Cindy , I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family at this time . Judy (Brammer)Cox"

Bill Henry wrote on Nov 28, 2021:

"This is such a loss. Jeff was a true gentleman and a wonderful guy. My deepest condolences. His memory will be a blessing."

Ruth Bragg Masiongale wrote on Nov 26, 2021:

"Cindy and family - I am so sorry to hear of Jeff?s passing. May your memories bring you comfort and peace in the days ahead. Ruth Ann Masiongale"

Cheryl (Himelick) Allen wrote on Nov 26, 2021:

"Prayers for family & friends, may God give you strength during this difficult time ??"

Gretillat Rhonda wrote on Nov 26, 2021:

"Cindy, and Gail I am so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I will always remember Jeff's smile and his happy to see me look. Praying for you and his daughters grandchildren and famiy. Prayers..."

Bud A Teegarden wrote on Nov 26, 2021:

"Jeff was a great friend and fellow brother in Christ, Jeff was always the first person to greet you when you got to Church on Sunday morning. He will truly be Missed by the entire Community & his Church Family,go forth to your just Reward until we meet again "

Dennis Smith wrote on Nov 26, 2021:

"Sincere sympathy Cindy & family!"