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Edward Keith Barrett

December 15, 1969 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 54) 54 Years Old

Edward Barrett Obituary

Edward Keith Barrett, 54 years old, of Norfolk, VA (Formerly of Man, WV), returned to the Lord on Sunday, January 28th, 2024, at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer.

Edward was born on December 15th, 1969, in Rockledge, FL, the son of the late Betty Jo (Blankenship) Barrett and Douglas K. and Dorothy Barrett. In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his beloved grandmother, Gertie Barrett. Edward dedicated many years to the food industry as a hardworking and dedicated employee.

Edward was a 1988 graduate of Man High School, Edward actively participated in baseball, basketball, and the drama club. Shortly after graduating high school, he relocated to Norfolk, VA. Edward found joy in spending time with family and friends, watching sports, visiting the beach, bowling, traveling to see family in West Virginia, and caring for his cherished daughter, Ariana Barrett.

One of Edward's greatest joys was raising his daughter Ariana, who was truly his purpose in life. They shared a special bond and spent a lot of quality time together. During Edward's fight, he found comfort in the companionship of his special four-legged friend, Dicky.

Left to cherish Edward's memory are his daughter, Ariana Barrett; three sisters: Tamara (James) Chapman of Davin, WV, Kelley (Bernard) Blankenship of Neibert, WV, and Michelle (Verlin) Harper of Stony Point, NC; three brothers: Douglas Barrett Jr. of Logan, WV, Duane (Stephanie) Lester of Charleston, WV, and Matthew Lester of Wilkesboro, NC; a special grandmother, Nancy McCullough; nieces and nephews: Justin Chapman, Kaitlan Chapman, Seth (Kirsten) Chapman, Kory Gibson, Jerrod Lester, Benjamin Lester, Annakin Lester, Charlize Lester, Mackenzie Harper, Kyle Harper; great nephews: Jacen Chapman, Sawyer Chapman, Ayden Chapman, and August Chapman; and extended family including Kimberly (Michael) McCullough­ Laurenson, Dennis McCullough, and Kaison (Rose) McCullough.  He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and other dear relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held on Friday, February 2nd, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Bruno Church of God. A celebration of life will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Bruno Church of God, with Pastor Roger Frye officiating. Edward will be laid to rest at Highland Memory Gardens in Logan, WV. Pallbearers will be Justin Chapman, Cristian Irigoyen, Seth Chapman, Michael Laurenson, Kory Gibson, and Dennis McCullough. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Mounts Funeral Home in Gilbert, WV.

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February 2, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Bruno Church of God
Bruno Rd
Bruno, WV 25611

Funeral Service
February 2, 2024

12:30 PM
Bruno Church of God
Bruno Rd
Bruno, WV 25611


Highland Memorial Gardens
42 Highland Memory Lane
Chapmanville, WV 25508


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