O'Neill Barrett Jr.

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Dr. O'Neill Barrett Jr. MD COLUMBIA - Dr. O'Neill Barrett Jr. MD, 88, died on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on March 21, 1929, he was the son of Hazel Lauman and O'Neill Barrett, Sr. Dr. Barrett received his Bachelor degree and MD degree from Louisiana State University and his MSc degree from Baylor University. He served as a member of the U.S. Army Medical department from 1953 to 1973. He also served as a faculty member at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine for sixteen years, retiring in 1994. Surviving are his daughter, Deborah Clements; sons, Michael and William Barrett; grandchildren, Sara Curtis and Brooke Barrett; stepdaughter, Misty Leppard (Randy); and stepson, Skip Williams (Mary); step-grandchildren, Dusty and Melody Leppard, Fletcher, Melissa and Benjamin Williams. He was predeceased by his wife, Elois Stone Barrett and his brother, Robert Eugene Barrett. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday July 5, 2017. Wildewood Downs, 731 Polo Road, Columbia, SC. Interment and Military Honors will follow at a later date at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.
Published in The State on July 4, 2017
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