Donald W. Barrett, 80, of Collinsville, Ill., born Dec. 22, 1930, in Arab, Mo., died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond Heights, Mo.
He was retired from AO Smith, and later worked as a truck driver for Lanter Courier. He enjoyed camping and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Naoma, nee Watkins, Barrett; and two sisters, Wilma Whitworth, and Janice Hendrix.
Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Helen, nee Weber, Barrett; their children, Bryan Barrett and Shaye Barrett; two sons, Michael (Peggy) Barrett and Jerry (Pattie) Barrett; a daughter, Karen (Chris) Burns; a step-daughter, Cindy (Brian) Sweet; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; two brothers, Lee (Chris) Barrett and Bud (Katie) Barrett; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Memorials are appreciated to the St. Louis affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure . Condolences may be offered at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.