Army Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of William Barrett
William J. Barrett, a resident of Dracut, died on Monday, November 23, 2015 at a local nursing home following a period of declining health. He was 91.
Born in Lowell on March 16, 1924, Bill was a son of the late Francis P. and Rose B. (Stewart) Barrett.
Bill was a veteran of WWII, having served in the Army. While enlisted he served with the Military Police.
In his earlier years he was employed by several mills, but retired from the Raytheon Corp. as a laborer.
Bill delighted in...