Larry Allen Barrett, 75, North Webster, passed away at 1:20 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born on April 4, 1945, in Chicago Heights, Ill. to Norman V. and Alice A. (Kieper) Barrett.
He graduated in 1963 from Bloom Township High School in Chicago Heights and moved to the North Webster area in 1965 from Chicago Heights, Ill. He was married on July 30, 1976 in Columbia City, to Sharon Marie (Galbreath) Lawrence who preceded him on Jan. 27, 2017. He retired from Dana Corporation (formerly Weatherhead) in Columbia City after 34 years.
He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 253 in North Webster, former member of the North Webster Fire Dept & Lakeland Snowmobile Club, and was raised in the Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his son: Tim (Kathryn Loehr) Barrett of North Webster; step-daughter: Sherri Conley of Cromwell; step-son: Michael Lawrence of Milford; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; three sisters: Bonnie Wisdom of Calif.; Beverly (Stanley) Anderson of Steger, Ill.; and Noriene Jones of Leesburg; step-sister, Denise (Jeff) Lanman of Lewisville; two step-brothers: Danny (Teresa) Barrett of Middletown and Duane (Mary) Barrett of Mishawaka.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and brother, Barrie Barrett.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and CR 500N, North Webster. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastor Danny Barrett officiating. Burial will take place in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the North Webster E.M.S., P.O. Box 144, North Webster, IN 46555. To send condolences to the family in memory of Larry Barrett, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com