C.B. Barrett, 79. a resident of Calhoun, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017.
He was the son of the late Veto and Nettie Barrett; and was also preceded in death by his brothers: Rayburn, Braxton, O.L. and Charles Barrett; and his sister, Flora Pearl Jackson.
He was a heavy equipment operator for many years and worked for several construction companies including Wright Brothers Construction, R.C. Durr Construction and Leslie County Road Department in Hyden, Ky. He was a member of the Hyden, Ky., Masonic Lodge No. 664, as well as the Olieda Shriners Temple in Lexington Ky. He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Calhoun, and more than anything, he loved his family and spending time with them.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Judy Allen Barrett; his daughters: Rhonda Edmondson, and her husband, Stanley, of Hernando, Miss., Angela Lewis of Georgetown, Ky., and Renee Barrett, and her fiancé, Scott Kinney, of Red Banks, Miss.; his sons: Ron Barrett, and his wife, Toni, of Florence, Ky., Joe Barrett, and his special friend, Junie Barclay, of Richmond, Ky.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, North Ocoee Street Chapel, with Pastor Kevin Cheatham and the Rev. Roger Wolfe officiating.
The interment will follow in the Calhoun First Baptist Church Cemetery, Calhoun, with Joe Barrett, Aaron Lewis, Tyler Barrett, Adrian Sutton, Tyler Pratt, Billy Allen and Ron Barrett serving as casket bearers.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home
The family requests that if you prefer — instead of sending flowers — to make donations in his memory to the building fund of First Baptist Church Calhoun, 107 Church St. Calhoun, TN. 37309.
Share your memories and or condolences with the Barrett family by going to www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.
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