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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Tuesday January 4th, 2022

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Tuesday January 4th, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Tuesday January 4th, 2022

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Edward Donald "Don" Barrett

WEATHER UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the funeral service will be postponed until tomorrow, Tuesday, January 4th, visitation from 12:00 - 1:00 and the service immediately following in Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel.

Edward Donald “Don” Barrett, 84, of Reidsville, went home to be with his heavenly Father on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at the Rockingham County Hospice Home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, January 3, 2022 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Don, affectionally known as "Goat" was born in Rockingham County to the late Maryland and Kate Hill Barrett. He was of the Baptist Faith and retired from Unifi. He enjoyed spending each summer with his family and friends at Humphrey’s Ridge Campground, where he and his wife were affectionately known as Grandpa and Grandma. He loved sports, especially Wake Forest Basketball.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Woodrow, Dean, Lloyd, Clyde and Leroy Barrett; sisters, Irene Barrett, Margaret Gann and Lois Southern.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Linda Tickle Barrett; children, Wanda Barrett-Hayes and husband, Wayne, Eddie Barrett and wife, Teresa; grandchildren, Kenneth Wayne Hayes, II, Michael Gabriel Barrett- Hayes, John Edward “Bubba” Barrett, II, Tracy Joe Shelton, Michael Lee Barrett, Katherine Milan and Ollie Milan; great grandchildren, Scarlett Grace Barrett, Isaac James Barrett, Penelope Kate Barrett, Kirby Ray Milan, Russell Milan, Raylen Milan and Bently Barrett; sister, Juanita Manuel; numerous nieces and nephews.Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.

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A candle was lit in memory of Edward Barrett

Jessie moniz knowles Feb 16 2022 12:49 AM

Linda and the whole Donald "Goat" Family our deepest sympathy.
Frank & Debra Joyce

Frank Joyce Jan 5 2022 12:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Edward Barrett

Randy and Denise Gann Jan 4 2022 7:55 PM

Grandma we are very sorry to hear of Granpaw passing. We miss stopping by your porch and chatting with you both. Those are some of the best memories. Love you

Julie and Isaac Runion Jan 4 2022 3:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Edward Barrett

Julie and Isaac Runion Jan 4 2022 3:28 PM

Linda, Wanda, Eddie -- we are so sorry to hear of Don's passing. Prayers for all of you and the family during this time.

Richard and Dawn Perry Jan 3 2022 1:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Edward Barrett

Ricky and Teena Stevens Jan 2 2022 5:36 PM

Grandma, We are so sorry to hear of Grandpa's passing. We really enjoyed our time together at the campground. We are praying for you and the family. Much love and many hugs...

Tim and Donna Norris Jan 2 2022 3:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Edward Barrett

Owilda Bailey Jan 2 2022 2:03 PM

Lots of good memories with Grandpa at the lake. My deepest sympathy to all his family. He was a great man and will be sorely missed. Love you Grandpa!

Shannon, Ronnie, Gage & Callie Walker Jan 2 2022 12:17 AM

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