Walker Barrett

Walker Barrett, 85, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at his home.
He was born May 9, 1928, in Chesterfield County, a son of the late James Walker Barrett and Dosia Watts Barrett and was the husband of Virginia Hancock Barrett.
He enjoyed reading his Bible, going to the mountains, working outside and in his garden, and spending time with his wife and family. He retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Good News Outreach Church.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Barrett of the home; two sons, David Barrett and his wife, Scarlett, of Rock Hill and Tom Barrett and his wife, Mary, of Indian Land; three stepsons, James Thomas of Lancaster, Benjamin Thomas of Heath Springs and Roger Thomas and his wife, Angie, of Lancaster; a daughter, Cathy Reddick of Nashville, Tenn.; five stepdaughters, Mildred Eason of Lancaster, Ky., Becky Stein and her husband, Mike, of Heath Springs, Maude Dean Gainey, Naye Dean Revels and her husband, Robert, and Sarah Walden and her husband, Jim, all of Lancaster, 33 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a son, Virgil Barrett; a stepdaughter, Faye Dean Knight and a grandson, Roger Eugene Thomas II.
Services are 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at The Chapel of Burgess Funeral Home, with the Revs. Brian Barton, Eddie Usher and William Ferguson officiating, with burial in Pleasant Dale Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the , 128 Stonemark Drive, Columbia, S.C.  29210 or to Good News Outreach Church.

Funeral Home

Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory
1800 Charlotte Highway  Lancaster, SC 29720
Published in The Lancaster News on Sept. 13, 2013