Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, Charles Edward Barrett, 84, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at home with his family surrounding him.
He was born Oct. 11, 1929, in Mendon, Utah, a second son of three born to Clarence Samuel and Martha Parker Stuart Barrett.
Charles graduated from South Cache High School in 1947 and from Utah State University. He served in the Western Canadian Mission and then served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Charles married his sweetheart, Marise Larson, on June 7, 1957, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.
He was a farmer and taught elementary school in the Bonneville School District in Idaho Falls. He also worked for U&I Sugar and Pro-Ida Foods. Charles and Marise lived in Milo, Idaho, for 51 years.
Charles was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings.
He enjoyed collecting coins, stamps and miniature model tractors.
The family would like to thank Encompass Hospice staff and especially Lori Gillies.
Surviving are his wife, Marise; six children, Annette (Lee) Benavente, Ray (Darla) Barrett, Susan (Ross) Whetten, Lynell (Mark) Davis, Mark (Kristine) Barrett and Clarence (Rebecca) Barrett; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Bill (Sharilyn) Barrett; and one sister-in-law, Beryl Barrett.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his younger brother, Stanton Barrett.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 South in Brigham City, Utah. Family will have a viewing from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday prior to services at the funeral chapel. Interment will be in Brigham City Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the Combined Veterans of Box Elder County Honor Guard.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com.