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Havran, Barrett Martin FORT WORTH -- Barrett Martin Havran, 31, died at his home on Monday, March 14, 2011. Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at University Christian Church, with interment following in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Pallbearers: Rob Crain, James Greer, Brent Karrington, Chris Lewis, Will Radcliffe, Ashton Randall, Bobby Reyes, Jonathan Souza and Justin Tonick. Memorials: The family suggests that gifts be made to Fort Worth Country Day School, to establish a memorial scholarship in Barrett's name benefiting the track team, or to Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star in memory of Barrett Martin Havran. Your contributions should be sent to Fort Worth Country Day, 4200 Country Day Lane, Fort Worth, Texas 76109, or Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, 6040 Camp Bowie Blvd., Suite 14, Fort Worth, Texas 76116. Barrett was born June 6, 1979, in Fort Worth to Joy Ann and Robert Havran. Barrett attended Fort Worth Country Day from kindergarten through 12th grade, graduating in 1998. He excelled in academics, theater, football and track. He was elected the 1997 Homecoming King. In both football and track, he was selected captain and most valuable athlete. Earning a scholarship to the University of Texas at Austin in track and field, he excelled as the ninth-ranked decathlete in school history. In 2001, he ranked 18th in the nation. While at the university, he was the track and field captain, a four-year decathlete letterman and a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He was awarded the Lan Hewlett Award, given to the athlete with the highest cumulative grade point average of any graduating letterman. He was named to the Big XII First All-Academic Team, as well as the UT Athletic Director's Honor Roll each of his four years of college. He also served as UT national coordinator and representative to the national convention of the American Marketing Association. Barrett graduated with a BBA from the McCombs School of Business in May 2002, ranking in the top 15 percent of his UT class. He then attended the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While there, he was a member of the National Championship White Collar Crime Mock Trial Team and was named top advocate of the competition in Washington, D.C. During law school, he was SMU's On-Campus Mock Trial Champion, the Locke Liddell & Sapp Negotiation Winner, a member of the SMU National Negotiation Team, and a two-time member of and a regional finalist on the American Trial Lawyers Mock Trial Team. He was a representative to the Student Bar Association, was a member of the school voting council, was named as the SMU Outstanding Advocate, and was elected to the Order of the Barristers, Master Level. After graduating with a Juris Doctor in May 2006, Barrett was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2006. During his academic career at SMU, Barrett worked for Sommerman & Quesada, LLP and coached at both St. Mark's and the Hockaday Schools of Dallas. After graduation, he continued to work for S&Q, becoming very active in the Dallas legal community. He was a member of the Dallas Bar Association and was active in the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, being elected to its Foundation and Leadership Class and serving as co-chair of the Ask-A-Lawyer Committee. He also taught Mock Trial courses and coached the Mock Trial Team at SMU. He was voted Outstanding Coach of the Year by the SMU Board of Advocates in 2009 and was selected as an associate member of the Higginbotham American Inn of Court. Barrett recently fulfilled his lifelong dreams of returning to Fort Worth to make his home and of becoming active in the city he loved. He was employed in seasoned loan acquisitions at Doss Knight & Associates/Texas Bank and was the principal of Havran Law PC. He served on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas, where he was a devoted Big Brother. He was on the United Way Income Council, and a member of University Christian Church, Downtown Fort Worth Rotary Club, Colonial Country Club, the Fort Worth Club, Ridotto Club, Steeplechase and the UT Ex Letterman's Association. At Texas Wesleyan School of Law, he was currently teaching classes in trial advocacy/techniques and working with the Mock Trial team. Barrett enjoyed water skiing and spending time boating with his family and friends on Lake Granbury. Two of Barrett's special avocations were UT football and coaching young athletes. His friends and loved ones will miss his smile, his dancing, his intelligence, his energy, his competitive spirit, his dedication, his kind heart and his love for his family, friends and community. Survivors: Parents, Joy Ann and Bob Havran; brother, Blake Havran and Blake's fiancee, Mary Elizabeth Levy; grandmother, Joy Weaver; grandparents, Ed and Muriel Havran; special girlfriend, Christine Powers; and a host of other family and friends.

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Published in Dallas Morning News from Mar. 17 to Mar. 18, 2011.
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May 27, 2011
Joy Ann, Bob, Blake,

I want to send my deepest condolences to you. When I first met Barrett at FWCD I knew he was a leader and his work ethic and passion in every aspect of his life was unbelievable. You both instilled these principles in Barrett that was obvious by his great character. People followed him because he led by example and it was truly an honor to coach him. I know Blake always looked up to Barrett and they were both very supportive of each other and all their accomplishments.. which was always special to see. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers!
Brandon & Amy Hickman
May 9, 2011
Dear Bob and Joy Ann,
Last Thursday, I met Barrett's good friends Ashton, Chris and Rob at a chartiy golf outing in Dallas, and I was intrigued and moved by their compassion and remembrance of their friend. I was moved enough to find out more about Barrett as I did not know him. Since reading about Barrett, I can say he was an indominable spirit who touched many people in a powerful and positive manner. Hence, I extend my deep condolences to you and your family through this guest book. With best regards and deepest sympathy, God Bless you.
Dennis R. Muron
April 3, 2011
So sorry for your loss! May you find comfort in the precious memories of Barrett. He lived and accomplished more in his 31 years than many people would ever hope to within three times that! GOD BLESS! David and Cindy (Frye) Barnes
Cindy Barnes
March 27, 2011
Joy Ann And Bob, I am completely heartbroken for you!! So very sorry to hear this news! I pray that God keeps you and your family wrapped tight in his loving embrace!! Ron Warren
March 25, 2011
Dear Joy Ann and Bob. I received the sad news from Sue and feel your pain in knowing what it is to lose a child. I vividly remember the beautiful picture of both Barrett and Philip sitting on Santa's knee and appearing in the Fort Worth Club newsletter. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
Arnold Kragen
March 22, 2011
Dear Joy Ann and Bob, We were so saddened to learn of your son's passing. We ask for God's grace as he uses Barrett's legacy and memory for good in other peoples lives in the years to come. Our prayers are with you. Cathy and Steve Taylor (New Braunfels)
March 22, 2011
Dear Bob and Joy Ann,
We are deeply saddened by the loss of your son, Barrett. We share in the sadness as we also lost our son, Ben, at age 20. We are thinking of you daily and keep you in our hearts.
Don and Janie Edwards (Dallas, TX)
March 22, 2011
I was heartbroken to get the call from Richard about Barrett. Malcolm had been trying to get in touch with us all. Please know that all of your Mississippi Delta cousins are so very sorry about your loss. Although we watched him mature through the years on your very special Christmas cards, I only wish we had really known him. He was quite obviously a very special and talented young man. These last few days have brought back memories of Walker who, as you know, adored you and would have been there by your side.
With love to you, Bob, Blake and your mother
Lynn and Ernie Baker
Indianola, Ms
March 22, 2011
I am heartbroken for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
susan kragen
March 21, 2011
I am so very, very sad at Barrett's family and Christine's terrible loss. Barrett could light up a room with his presence, and the world is certainly a little less bright from his leaving it. You all are in my thoughts.
Chris Clore
March 21, 2011
No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. Our deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.
Vernon & Martha Bartle
March 21, 2011
To Joy Ann, Bob and Blake:
We just heard about Barrett's death and we were both shocked and deeply saddened. He was outstanding in every respect and will be missed by all who knew him. You have our deepest and most sincere sympathy during this heart-breaking time.
Pamela & Craig Chernick
March 21, 2011
So saddened by the news. May God comfort you as only He can. Such an awesome person. Love to you and your family.
Angela Forbes-Worsham
March 21, 2011
To the family:

I am so sorry for your loss Barrett was a great friend to me and will be missed very much. God bless you all.

James Teal-Dallas Tx
James Teal
March 21, 2011
My name is Nur Rashid. I want to express my sincere condolences to all of the family. It´s very unreal for me, and even more so for those of you who shared a closer and deeper bond with Barrett. We were on the U.T track team together. I remember his first year. I covet the conversations we had. With God´s help, we will all be able to continue forward. God bless! In Jesus Name!
Nur Rashid
March 20, 2011
Sir Bob and Lady Joy Ann, you are both SINCERELY in my thoughts and my prayers. With love and respect, Brad Thomas, Branson, MO
Brad Thomas
March 20, 2011
Joy Ann and Bob, I just heard about Barrett. I am shocked and so sad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jeannie Falkner
March 20, 2011
Joy Ann and Bob,
I am so very sorry for your families loss. There are so many people's lives he touched in his short but incredibly giving life. I know you know he will always be a part of their hearts. Barrett was an incredibly special man. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family in your time of sorrow....Lisa Sankary O'Connor
Lisa O'Connor
March 20, 2011
To family and friends, I am deeply sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
State Rep. Vicki Truitt
March 20, 2011
This great loss has been heavy on my mind since I read it on Friday - All of the things that Barrett accomplished during the short time he was here is simply amazing! I would have been honored to know such a remarkable young man. Though this loss seems senseless and there are many unanswered questions, someday we will understand. Barrett knew to live his life fast and furious and did that. Christine and the family of Barrett you will be lost for now, but god will help you through it with all of the beautiful memories. Bless you all and just anticipate the day to reunite with Barrett.
LA Freeman
March 19, 2011
Wow. This is totally unexpected. I enjoyed a very special phone call with Barrett just last week. I was sitting in Dr. Bob's chiropractic office bellyaching about getting therapy. We bragged on each other and kidded about who had the world best by the tail, me or him. He told me he was in love and he was hitting on all cylinders. His levity and joie d'vivre was the highlight of a very tough week for me. Barrett had a special way of making ya smile. Barrett was a good friend and I will miss him.
Skip Davis, esq.
March 19, 2011
To The Beloved Family OF BARRETT HAVRAN:

(MY DEAR MS WEAVER, Joy, Bob, Blake, and Havran Grandparents) Words can not be found to express Your lost of Barrett...But the life, gifts, friends, and service your family has provided many is only a Testimony of your LOVE and Devotion for FAMILY.
Answers may not be found at this time, but do know your LOVE, FAITH,STRENGTH, and the LIFE YOU HAVE LIVED AND SHARED WITH OTHERS WILL PROVIDE COMFORT AT THIS TIME.
Your precious memories will keep him near until you embrace him once again
at God's Throne....Where every day will be Joy, Happiness, and Peace, no Sadness, no Pain, no Regrets, no Tears.....
Love and condolences Virgil and Evelyn Palmer......
March 19, 2011
Bob, Joy Ann and are all loved, as was Barrett. He was a mentor to my son Garrett, a fellow decathlete currently at Tulane and big brother in the BBBS organization. Garrett dedicated his recent meet at Rice and his season to Barrett! He told me he was so tired during one of the races and that the only thing that got him through it and with an extra kick was Barrett!! Thank you for the quality of raising magnificent children. My mind rests in how he LIVED his life.
Carole, Garrett and Gaines Myer
Carole Myer
March 19, 2011
Dear Joy Ann, Bob and Blake,

We have been out of town and just opened my emails. I am so very sorry to hear, your family has been apart of ours for many many years. We have so many great memories through the years. We love you all and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Debbie and LeAnn Armstrong
March 19, 2011
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Havran and Family, I don't know you personally, but I am a Fort Worth native who read your son's obituary, and it is very obvious that you raised a wonderful son, brother, and friend to many. As a mother, I feel your pain as I am touched by the many wonderful comments expressed by all of your dear Barrett. May God continue to be with you during this difficult time, and in days to come, to know that you will see Barrett again in Glory. Bless you all, Joni
Joni Walker
March 19, 2011
Bob and Joyann: Janelle and I just got back from out of town. I sent yall an email from our ship last Wednesday but I don't know if you received it. I want to express my deepest condolences and sympathy in your loss. I pray God lifts you up and comforts you each day. There are no words to describe your loss. I pray God gives you peace and consolation at this time. You have been in our prayers all week. Roger Row
Roger Row
March 18, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Havran and Blake,

I was so fortunate to see the loving devotion that all of you showed to each other when I was teaching at FWCD. Joy Ann, I cannot think of any mother who loved, nurtured or cared for her sons more than you. You were a blessing in Barrett's all too short life. Blake, I remember how proudly you spoke of your brother and this loss must be deeply felt by you. As inadequate as this may be, I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you.
Lee Ann O'Loughlin
March 18, 2011
Joy were my accounting professor at SFA back in the 70's. You were such an inspiration to me to have my own style and not be a cookie cutter accountant.

I've read Barrett's obituary and see that he was a wonderful human, son and friend. I am so very sorry for your loss, nothing can heal your hurt. Just know that you and your family plus his friends are in my prayers. BBBS has a special place in my heart.

Deborah Kay, from Huxley, currently in OK City.
Deborah Kay-Morgan
March 18, 2011
Dear Bob, Joy Ann, Blake, Mary Elizabeth and Christine,

I can't begin to imagine the pain you all feel right now, so I won't even try to say I know how you feel.

I just got back from the most BEAUTIFUL Service I have ever in my life attended. I only had the pleasure of meeting Barrett on two occasions so I didn't know him well at all, but the service today and the comments from his many friends and family members spoke volumes. What a huge loss to the world.

Please know that you are all in my prayers and thoughts and Bob, yes I will remember you and your beautiful family on "D-Day" every year for the rest of my life.

Joy Ann, as a Mother I have so very much admiration for you and the strength it took for you to stand in front of all of us and speak so proudly and respectfully of the Son you just lost.

I am going to take my youngest son (who is also 31) out to dinner tonight and hold him tight as I kiss him good night and I will be thinking of you and your loss.

Please know that you are all in my prayers. God Bless your family during this very difficult time.
Barbara McCollum
March 18, 2011
Your loss is unspeakable and I am praying for your family. All of our hearts are breaking at this most terrible tradegy. May God strengthen you as you turn to him. Marilyn Hysell (Fort Worth, TX)
March 18, 2011
To the Havran Family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Cindy & Grant Carpenter
cindy carptner
March 18, 2011
Havran & Weaver Families
Our prayers are with you, and may God's Love, Grace, and Confort surround you. God bless each of you. We mourn your loss.
The Betty Bailey Family
Betty Bailey
March 18, 2011
May God bless and comfort you all. Love, Nanc
Nancy Mathis Marshall
March 18, 2011
Bob and Joy Ann,
I join the rest of the family in grieving your loss. My heart is breaking, and I wish there were words to comfort you. Please, know that I love you and I am there in spirit. I will be in closer contact in the future. My love to ALL.

Nancy Mathis Marshall
March 18, 2011
Our prayers are with you in this saddest of times.
Love, Curtis, Claudia, Tyler and Charlie Butts
Claudia Butts
March 18, 2011
We are so sorry about the loss. I didn't know you that well, but my daughter Anne was a pole vaulter at TVS and UT. We remember seeing Barrett at track meets in Dallas. We just wanted you to know we care and that your family is in our prayers.
Tina, Bart & Anne Phillips
March 18, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Havran Family. I knew Barrett as an athlete and as a coach and he excelled at both of them. What an incredible young man with so much to give. I know God will have a special place for him and he can continue to look over us till we meet in heaven.
John Turek
March 18, 2011
Warmest regards from the Latham family. You are in our prayers constantly.
Roger Latham
March 18, 2011
My heart goes out to you! You are in my thoughts and prayers!

Kirstin (Marshall) Smith
Kirstin (Marshall) Smith
March 18, 2011
Sincere and hearfelt condolences to all in Barrett's family. May the God of all comfort be felt in your hearts today. I will focus on the memories of a man of God being a light to us in the missionary field of sport.....dan pfaff
dan pfaff
March 18, 2011
Bob, Joy and Blake - please accept my sincere sympathy for the loss of Barrett. What a tremendous loss this is for your family. May the sweet memories you have of Barrett comfort you through this difficult time.
Maria Jones
March 18, 2011
Bob, Joy Ann, Blake and Mrs. Joy,

Words are so inadequate to express my sorrow for your tragic loss. I met Barrett a couple of times in Center and he was an impressive young man. I am sending my love and continuing prayers.
Terry and Judy Foster
March 18, 2011
Bob and Joy Ann, Blake and Ms. Joy,

Words are inadequate to express my sorrow at your tragic loss. I met Barrett a couple of times in Center and he was an impressive young man. I am sending my love and continuing prayers.
Judy and Terry Foster
March 18, 2011
Joy Ann and Bob---

My sincere condolences for your loss.
Dan Earl Duggan
March 18, 2011
Dear Ones, so sorry for your loss, heartfelt sympathy and prayers for all!

May God hold and comfort you all at this time!

God Bless
Billie Luman
March 18, 2011
Bob and Joy Ann
Our prayers are for you on your loss.
Our best memories are of this fine young man enjoying the Fall Saturday Football games at TCU.
Bill and Frances Read
March 18, 2011
Bob&Joy Ann,we are sorry for your loss and have been praying for you.Betty has been in hospice for 3 weeks,therefore we are unable to attend the service.May God bless you. Bill&Betty Brooks
March 18, 2011
Bob and Joy Ann we are so sorry for your loss
please know we are thinking of you.
Jan and Jack Redding
March 18, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Havren, Blake and Ms. Joy,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Barrett was a fine man. I always enjoyed visiting with him and Blake when they came to visit Ms. Joy. He was raised by fine people and you should be proud. He was a successful smart man that was a joy to be around.
Ryan and Kristen Pinkston
March 18, 2011
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
LaWanda Rosales
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann & Bob, I was so deeply sorry to hear of this tragedy. Even though I didn't really know Barrett, I'm certain he was a wonderful young man just by knowing you. I will keep you in my prayers as this is a time that only God can heal. Love you both, Carol Shine
Carol Shine
March 17, 2011
Joyann,Bob,Ms.Joy & Blake The Lord Our God is always with You. In good times and in bad. He will bring you comfort. My prayers are with you and your family. Vondell Sanders , Center Tx.
March 17, 2011
I am so sorry for this loss of such a fine young man.
Paula Brittain
March 17, 2011
Sweet Havran Family- We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Meredith McNulty and Matt Brown
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann & Bob,
I was so sad to hear the news. Words cannot express my sorrow. I did not know Barrett very well, but I knew of him and how proud everyone was of his accomplishments. He was truly a special person. Muriel & Ed often spoke of him during our visits together. If there is anything I can do, don't hesitate to call me. My family sends their deepest condolences and our prayers are with you and your family.
Love, Tracy Tyner and Family
Tracy Tyner
March 17, 2011
Barrett blessed us all as a wonderful friend. Words cannot express how much he will be missed. To Christine and the Havran family, our hearts are with you. God bless you.
Heather New
March 17, 2011
Dear Joy Ann and Bob,
Larry and I send our condolences and prayers. There are no words to express our sympathy at this time of loss. May the Lord hold you both and Blake during this time and comfort you as only he can.
Kristi Falcone
March 17, 2011
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of God, family and friends.
Sharon Chester Walters
March 17, 2011
Barrett was a great friend to so many. Words cannot express how much he will be missed. To Christine and Barrett's family - our hearts are with you. The world lost a truly amazing man. Love to you all.
Heather and Everett New
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann and Bob, I didn't know Barrett but He must have been a wonderful person. You are in my thoughts and prayers
Suanne Whitney
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann, Bob, Blake and the rest of the Havran family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know there is nothing to say to ease the pain, but know there are many of us holding you close in our prayers. You raised an exceptional young man and he will be missed.

My sincere sympathy,
Sara Owen
March 17, 2011
Bob - Thanks for introducing me to Barrett. He was a fine fella and I'll miss him. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Tony Rowe
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann & Bob: Words are only too hollow in an attempt to express our most sincere sympathy for your loss. Shari and I know all too well the heartbreak of having a child called home by God before we were finished with them. Death leaves a heart ache no one can heal, but unconditional love leaves memories no one can steal. You are in our hearts and our prayers.
Shari & David Hardin
March 17, 2011
I loved Barrett's spirit and energy - always a genuine smile and a heartfelt hello. A big smile ensues every time I think of Barrett in his boots on the Delt House dancefloor. Godspeed.
Aaron Trull
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann and Bob,
My heart goes out to you and your family. I can't imagine what you are going through. Barrett was a special man and will be missed by so many. God will give you strength to get passed these terrible days. Thinking of you.
Trudy and Bob Welke
March 17, 2011
Dear Joy Ann and Bob,
I know that you will hear this again and again, but words are so inadequate to express how sorry I am to hear of your loss. Barrett was so accomplished and so loved by his friends and family. Your family has been in my prayers and close to my heart. May your faith guide and sustain you until you are reunited with Barrett in heavenly glory.
--Julianne Leighty
Julianne Leighty
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann, Ms. Joy, Bob, Blake

I love you dearly. You are in my prayers.
Jackie Myers
March 17, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Havran and family,

My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace and comfort in our Heavenly Father.
Pam Weakley
March 17, 2011
JoyAnn, Bob and Blake, I knew Barrett was destined to do great things with his outstanding personality and that infectious smile. Blake I truly enjoyed taking care of you and Barrett when you were such little ones. JoyAnn and Bob I pray that God will give you peace and understanding during this difficult time. It is not easy seeing a young person go before his parents. Please know that you are all in my prayers and thoughts.
Dora Moreno
March 17, 2011
Bob and Joy Ann-I am very, very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family
Mike Watkins
March 17, 2011
The news of Barrett's passing this life was difficult to hear. His leaving this world to be with Our Heavenly Father is almost impossible to understand, but we face each day with the knowledge that we will one day be reunited with him. May the Holy Spirit be with you as you move forward. If I can be of any help I would love to be there for you.
Paul Tripplehorn
March 17, 2011
Having met Barrett at UCC Sunday School as a classmate of our son Jay, we were instantly impressed with his charm. He was an important friend of our daughter Tara and was a delightful young man in every way. He was always well-mannered and respectful to us and never failed to greet me with a huge smile and big hug wherever we were. I am so sorry we are in California and unable to attend services, but our love goes out to the entire family. He will never be forgotten by our family.

June and Steve McGee
March 17, 2011
Bob and Joy Ann,
I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers and in my thoughts. May God heal your hearts.
Nancy Behrens
March 17, 2011
To the Havran family,
Barrett was such a remarkable young man that touched so many lives positively. Please know our prayers are with your family.

Brenda Kindt & Jeff Joyner
Brenda Kindt
March 17, 2011
My deepest condolences to the Havran family and all others who had the pleasure of knowing Barrett, who coached my AAJ Mock Trial team at SMU in Spring 2009. I consider it my privilege to have received his instruction and friendship, and I will strive to honor his memory in my legal practice.
David Overcash
March 17, 2011
To the Havran family,
this is a tragic loss for the world. Barrett was opinionated, forceful, funny, and bold.
I've known Barrett since Camp La Junta, when we were just little boys, then got reacquainted in Dallas professionally. I will miss his boistrous laugh and infectous smile.
Alan Haworth
March 17, 2011
Godspeed, Barrett. You are loved, as you have always loved.


Nancy and David
Nancy & David Bauman
March 17, 2011
Kristen Thomas
March 17, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Havran, Blake and Elizabeth and Christine, I had the opportunity to work in the same office with Barrett when he was at Sommerman and Quesada. What impressed me most about Barrett was how he could sit down with anyone, no matter the gender, age or profession, and talk about various subjects with such insight, knowledge and genuine interest. He definitely had a way of making you feel special. What a gentleman. He left us way too soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time.
Rosie Martinez
March 17, 2011
To the Havran family-
Barrett was truly one of the best and brightest with such a kind spirit. He had that unique ability to light up every room he entered. He will be greatly missed.
Our prayers and deepest sympathy to you.

Shauna Fitzjarrell & Jesse Hernandez
shauna fitzjarrell
March 17, 2011
Mr. & Mrs. Havran, Blake & Mary Elizabeth, and my dear friend Christine,
Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. Barrett was a wonderful man who was full of such charisma and life. He had a way of making everyone feel important. I will miss his "Hi Sweetie" and his big bear hugs. We are sending you lots of thought and prayers.
April and Jeff Deats
March 17, 2011
I'm sending you my love and prayers. Barrett will always be remembered for the fine young man he was. Though he wasn't
with us for a long time, his bright life touched the lives of so many. My heart aches for you, and I know the Lord weeps
with you and has his arms around you. Love you all, Linda
Linda Northern
March 17, 2011
Bob, Joyann, Blake & Joy,
Barrett--"Prince William" to me but better--tried to make time for everyone and gave you that warm, beautiful smile, that just made one feel special.
You know you are in our prayers.
Jamye Piersol
March 17, 2011
Bob, Joy Ann, Blake & Mary Elizabeth and Christine,

here in Ireland we're desperately, desperately sorry for this tragic event. We don't see enough of our Texan cousins (our fault entirely), but whenever we met with Barrett I was always struck by his strength of character and his deep charm - he was a delight to know, and I wish that I'd had the chance to know him better. Please accept the deepest sympathies and warmest wishes from Campbells in Ireland and UK (and in the case of Moyra and Peter, currently Australia). We will all be thinking of you and praying for Barrett tonight and during tomorrow's service - a candle's been lit.

Rory, Catherine, Taise, Finn and Thalia
Rory Campbell
March 17, 2011
UT Track and Field
The UT Track Team has lost a great brother. I was on the team with Barrett, and when I think about the times we spent on and off the track...I remember Barrett was ALWAYS nice to me, very well spoken and very well dressed. Big smiles, laughs, good times, and dedication on the track. He will be missed. My deepest condolences to the Havran Family.

Warmest thoughts and prayers,
Tim Brown (class of 2003)
Tim Brown
March 17, 2011
Barrett impressed me from the first moment I met him. He really is a shining star. I will miss him deeply and your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Michael Moore (Attended leadership fort worth with Barrett)
Michael Moore
March 17, 2011
Mr. & Mrs. Havran, Blake & Mary Elizabeth, and Christine,

My family's thoughts and prayers are with you all and I am so deeply sorry for everyone's loss. Barrett was a truly exemplary and amazing person, one of my heroes. I cannot begin to say enough, so I will simply say he will be sorely missed. May you find solace in his memory and the enormous impact he made on so many.

With Love and Sympathy,
Lucia Minick Power
March 17, 2011
Bob, Joy Ann and Blake,
You have been in our thoughts and prayers all week. Barrett
was such a gentleman and he will be missed by all. We are so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you and embrace you at this time and that He will bring you comfort.
Scott and Kathi Mahaffey
Scott and Kathi Mahaffey
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann, Bob, and Blake, I can't tell you how sad and how sorry I am about Barrett's death. It was a pleasure to have seen him grow through the years at Country Day. What a great smiile! He was invariably kind. It is a heartbreaking loss. You are all in my thoughts.
Nancy Hallman
March 17, 2011
Barrett was a wonderful individual and a great athlete. May God bless you during this difficult time. My prayers go with you.
Clay Townsley
March 17, 2011
My thoughts and prayers go to Barrett's family and Christine. Barrett was a special guy. I always loved seeing his smile and his energetic spirit. I worked with him on several cases when he was at S&Q. We will miss him.
Mary Alice
Mary Alice McLarty
March 17, 2011
Dear Mr.& Mrs. Havran
I am so sorry for loss. I am praying that the lord give your family peace. My heart goes out to all of you.
Lavada Schultz
March 17, 2011
To the Havran family: We are so sorry for your extreme loss. Please accept our condolences.
Psalm 147:3 "He is healing the brokenhearted ones, and is binding up their painful spots."
Baez Family
March 17, 2011
It’s so difficult to greet each day when a loss has left many empty and numb. Help everyone fill that void with the focus of the wonderful memories that were shared. Allow them to feel the comfort and gentle encouragement of your angels whispering that our loved one is safe and happy with you. Please nourish us with your love and give us the strength and will to carry on.

My promise to the family is that I will work to keep Barrett's memory alive and that he will not soon be forgotten.
John & Kassie Black
March 17, 2011
Joy Ann and Bob

I'm so deeply sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Cathy Robertson
March 17, 2011
Dear Mr. & Mrs. Havran, Blake, and Christine, The world lost a giant when it lost Barrett. Kris and I are praying for all of you. We are so, so sorry for your loss. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you now or in the future. Much love and many prayers, Kris and Heather Long
Kris and Heather Long
March 17, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Havran and Blake, we are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Barrett was such a wonderful person and he will be greatly missed.
Melissa and Wynn Tucker
March 17, 2011
I am so very sorry about your loss, Barrett was such an outstanding young man. May all your wonderful memories of him comfort you Bob, Joy Ann, and Blake during your time of grief. God Bless You.
George Walters
March 17, 2011
Such a wonderful young man, I shall miss but always keep him in my heart.
Barbara Karrington
March 17, 2011
Mr. & Mrs. Havran & Family,

You are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so very sorry for your loss.
Barbara Crane
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