Bernard “Barney” A. Coda

Bernard "Barney" A. CodaBernard “Barney” A. Coda, 90, Professor Emeritus of accounting who worked at UNT from 1965 until 1996, died Feb. 23 in Sanger. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955 and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Olivet College and a master’s and doctorate in accounting from the University of Illinois. He was a C.P.A. and textbook author, who served on the faculty at Oklahoma State University and was a faculty resident at Arthur Andersen before joining UNT. The Bernard “Barney” A. Coda Endowed Chair in Accounting in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business was named in his honor, created from a bequest of one of his former students, Thomas W. Richardson, for the major influence he had on Richardson’s life and career. A native of Illinois, he enjoyed watching his Chicago Cubs, as well as anything related to horse racing. A visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. March 13 at DeBerry Funeral Directors, 2025 W. University in Denton. A celebration of life will follow in the chapel.

Bernard "Barney" A. CodaBernard “Barney” A. Coda, 90, Professor Emeritus of accounting who worked at UNT from 1965 until 1996, died Feb. 23 in Sanger. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955 and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Olivet College and a master’s and doctorate in accounting from the University of Illinois. He was a C.P.A. and textbook author, who served on the faculty at Oklahoma State University and was a faculty resident at Arthur Andersen before joining UNT. The Bernard “Barney” A. Coda Endowed Chair in Accounting in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business was named in his honor, created from a bequest of one of his former students, Thomas W. Richardson, for the major influence he had on Richardson’s life and career. A native of Illinois, he enjoyed watching his Chicago Cubs, as well as anything related to horse racing. A visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. March 13 at DeBerry Funeral Directors, 2025 W. University in Denton. A celebration of life will follow in the chapel.