William Joseph Barrett

February 6, 1926February 18, 2018
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William Joseph Barrett Jr., 92, of Indianapolis departed this life February 18, 2018. He was born February 6, 1926 in Indianapolis to William J. and Lillian G. Barrett. He was a graduate of Cathedral High School 1945. Bill was the owner of Barrett’s Inn and also worked at Indianapolis Gas Company and Master Glass & Color. He was a founding member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. He is preceded in death by his first wife Mary Fleck Barrett, sister Elizabeth Bush. Bill is survived by his wife Phyllis Barrett, children Diane Hay, William J. (Carol) Barrett III, Debra Barrett, Denise (Mike) Tobin, Dennis (Beth) Barrett, step children Phil and Paul (Jackie) Markey and Ann (Jim) Branson, 19 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Visitation for Bill will be Monday, February 26 from 4 – 8 pm at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, February 27 at 10 am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Bill’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Services entrusted to Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary. Memorial tribute at: www.feeneyhornakshadelandmortuary.


  • Visitation Monday, February 26, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, February 27, 2018

William Joseph Barrett

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Lavonne McCarty

February 22, 2018

So sorry about the loss of your loved one

Gene Rentz

February 22, 2018

My condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Barrett. I hope all can find peace in this time of sorrow.

February 22, 2018

"I needed a father and got a hero".You will be sorely missed!!

February 22, 2018

I looked for a father I got a hero love you dad.



February 21, 2018

You are missed already Dad. Love you so much.

Tracy Padgett

February 19, 2018

Praying for the entire family. May god help you thru this hard time now and always. What a wonderful man.

Jim Kimener

February 19, 2018

;My condolences to the entire family. Never met him but he sounds like he was friendly and happy person. Hard to let go of ones like that.

Carol Stephens

February 19, 2018

He was at every baseball game cheering on the children. He will be missed. Prayers of peace for all of you.