Robert Francis Barrett(1921 - 2014)


Robert Francis Barrett

Robert Francis Barrett, 92, of Danville, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014. He was born Oct. 1, 1921.

Robert was raised in Luverne, MN, the son of Vinal and Elnora Barrett. He was one of seven brothers and sisters. He was a veteran of World War II, U.S. Army serving in Kodiak, Alaska.

Bob met the love of his life, Verna McDaris, in Salinas. They were married 60 years and had two children, Robert Jr. (Sue) and Suzette (Bill) Burdt. Bob worked first as a painter at the Beverly Hills School District and then as Head of Maintenance and Operations for 26 years. He loved to hunt, fish and was an avid golfer.

He was predeceased by his wife and leaves six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed.

Arrangements by Graham-Hitch Memorial Center in Danville, 925-837-2500,

Funeral Home

Graham-Hitch Memorial
155 Railroad Ave. Danville, CA 94526
(925) 837-2500

Published in The Salinas Californian on May 14, 2014