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David Barrett

November 27, 1952February 19, 2021
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Mr. David Barrett, age 68, of Cleveland, Georgia, formerly of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021. He was born on November 27, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late William Charles Barrett, Sr. and Helen Hazel (Peterson) Barrett. Mr. Barrett proudly served our country in the United States Army for 21 years, achieving the title of Staff Sergeant. He was a combat veteran during Desert Storm where he played an integral role as a Medic. After his time in the military, Mr. Barrett began working with the Atlanta Fire Department, where he spent 10 years of his career. He retired from the Douglas County Fire Department as an Arson Investigator after 24 years of dedicated service. David was a highly decorated veteran and firefighter receiving numerous awards throughout the years.

He was a member of the American Legion and the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). He was a man of faith and eventually became an Ordained Associate Pastor. Mr. Barrett enjoyed spending time with his family, taking part in outdoor activities, and traveling. He loved people and always brought joy to those around him. Those who loved him will dearly miss his jokester nature and the laughs shared.

He is preceded in death by son, David Barrett Jr., and parents, William and Hazel Barrett.

He is survived by his wife, Lori Ann (Frederick) Barrett; children, Tricia Shelton, Joshua (Emily) Barrett, Chad (Ariel) Stewart, Caitlyn (Nic) Russini and Channon Stewart; siblings, Bill (Gail) Barrett, Becky (Mark) Earley and Carol Ellis; grandchildren, Drew, Lee, Cade, Lexi, Belle, Tyler, Ella and Jackson; and his two dogs, Spike and Tiny.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The funeral service will take place in Rosehaven Chapel at 11:00 am with Pastor Ricky Stepp officiating. Committal service will follow at Rosehaven Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Please take time to leave condolences with the family or share memories of Mr. Barrett by visiting www.WhitleyGarner.com.

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home 8640 Rose Avenue Douglasville, Georgia 30134.

  • FAMILY

  • William Barrett, Father (deceased)
  • Hazel Peterson Barrett, Mother (deceased)
  • Bill Barrett (Gail Barrett), Brother
  • Becky Earley (Mark Earley), Sister
  • Carol Ellis, Sister
  • Lori Ann Frederick Barrett, Wife
  • David Barrett Jr, Son (deceased)
  • Tricia Shelton, Daughter
  • Joshua Barrett (Emily Barrett), Son
  • Chad Stewart (Ariel Stewart), Son
  • Caitlyn Russini (Nic Russini), Daughter
  • Channon Stewart, Daughter
  • Drew, Grandson
  • Lee, Grandson
  • Cade, Grandson
  • Lexi, Granddaughter
  • Belle, Granddaughter
  • Tyler, Grandson
  • Ella, Granddaughter
  • Jackson, Grandson
  • Spike, Dog
  • Tiny, Dog
  • He is preceded in death by son, David Barrett Jr., and parents, William and Hazel Barrett.


    He is survived by his wife, Lori Ann (Frederick) Barrett; children, Tricia Shelton, Joshua (Emily) Barrett, Chad (Ariel) Stewart, Caitlyn (Nic) Russini and Channon Stewart; siblings, Bill (Gail) Barrett, Becky (Mark) Earley and Carol Ellis; grandchildren, Drew, Lee, Cade, Lexi, Belle, Tyler, Ella and Jackson; and his two dogs, Spike and Tiny.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Judi Tarpley

February 24, 2021

Prayers for David's family. He was a great guy, and we grew up in the same neighborhood, and at the same schools through graduation. Good friends with his brother, Billy, and special thoughts for all of the family.

Kaye Hernandez

February 24, 2021

David was one of the kindest men I have ever met. What my wife and I ivette Hernandez loved about him the most was his great dry wit. He always had a wonderful sense of humor and always quick to offer a hug. He will be truly missed by all that knew him.

Larry & Sheila Massey

February 24, 2021

David was a member of Gospel Tabernacle on Bright Star Rd where we were the Pastors. We sometimes had soup supers on Sunday we remember David favorite vegetable soup. It was so good. We loved David.

Ashley Burnside

February 23, 2021

David was such a great person. He was a wonderful grand daddy to my daughter, Lexi, and he was always so kind to me. His smile and kindness I will never forget. May he Rest In Peace with the lord.

Diane Thompson

February 23, 2021

Rest well my friend in Jesus loving arms . May he forever love on you . Pain is gone only Joy , Blessings and Love . You are missed . Forever and always . 🎚❤️

Gail Barrett

February 22, 2021

David, I love you and miss you already. You had such a big heart. You would give anyone the shirt off your back if they needed it. You were a loving , giving person with a heart of gold. Thank you for all you did for our family. We will miss the vacations we took with you and Lori. You made us laugh many times over. We’ll be seeing you brother in heaven and we’ll laugh and eat and tell stories about all our wonderful memories. Tell everyone there hello for me. See you soon!!!🙏🙏🙏❤️

Teresa Mann

February 22, 2021

We are thankful for the time we got to spend with David. We send our love and condolences to the family.
Teresa & Alexus

Margaret Seabolt

February 22, 2021

Remembering David as a wonderful neighbor. We will all miss him. Prayers for family and friends for Peace and comfort..
Margaret and Lary Seabolt.

Debra Mayfield

February 22, 2021

The staff of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home and Memorial Park would like to extend our most sincere condolence to the Barrett Family. We would like to thank you for entrusting the care of your loved one into our hands. Please remember you are not alone and we will always be here for you.

Douglas County Fire Department

February 22, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Barrett Family. David was a part of the history of Douglas County Fire Department and we will cherish his service.

Sincerely,
The Men & Women of the Douglas County Fire Department

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Biography

Mr. David Barrett, age 68, of Cleveland, Georgia, formerly of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021. He was born on November 27, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late William Charles Barrett, Sr. and Helen Hazel (Peterson) Barrett. Mr. Barrett proudly served our country in the United States Army for 21 years, achieving the title of Staff Sergeant. He was a combat veteran during Desert Storm where he played an integral role as a Medic. After his time in the military, Mr. Barrett began working with the Atlanta Fire Department, where he spent 10 years of his career. He retired from the Douglas County Fire Department as an Arson Investigator after 24 years of dedicated service. David was a highly decorated veteran and firefighter receiving numerous awards throughout the years.

He was a member of the American Legion and the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). He was a man of faith and eventually became an Ordained Associate Pastor. Mr. Barrett enjoyed spending time with his family, taking part in outdoor activities, and traveling. He loved people and always brought joy to those around him. Those who loved him will dearly miss his jokester nature and the laughs shared.

He is preceded in death by son, David Barrett Jr., and parents, William and Hazel Barrett.

He is survived by his wife, Lori Ann (Frederick) Barrett; children, Tricia Shelton, Joshua (Emily) Barrett, Chad (Ariel) Stewart, Caitlyn (Nic) Russini and Channon Stewart; siblings, Bill (Gail) Barrett, Becky (Mark) Earley and Carol Ellis; grandchildren, Drew, Lee, Cade, Lexi, Belle, Tyler, Ella and Jackson; and his two dogs, Spike and Tiny.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The funeral service will take place in Rosehaven Chapel at 11:00 am with Pastor Ricky Stepp officiating. Committal service will follow at Rosehaven Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Please take time to leave condolences with the family or share memories of Mr. Barrett by visiting www.WhitleyGarner.com.

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home 8640 Rose Avenue Douglasville, Georgia 30134.