Edward Francis Barrett, age 90, of Lancaster, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Danville. Born January 18, 1928 in Rockcastle County, he was a son of the late Thomas & Mary B. McComb Barrett. Ed had been the owner along with Louise Barrett of Barrett Furniture and Carpet in Lancaster which they operated for over 40 years. He was a Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of the American Legion and was a member of the Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters, and two sons, Darrell E. Barrett and Michael K. Barrett .
His survivors include a daughter, Debra (Willie) Hoskins of Lancaster, six grandchildren , Spencer, Tanner, and Alex Barrett, Josh & Jeff Hoskins, and Olivia Stafford, as well as 7 great grandchildren, Arianna & Ava Barrett, Carter, Bailey & Raegan Hoskins, Savannah Stafford & Conner Crowe, many nieces and nephews and Louise Barrett.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home by Revs. Bill Rhodus, Harold Best, Dwayne Lobb & Leon Thomas. Burial with military rites will take place in Lancaster Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Willie Hoskins, Spencer, Tanner & Alex Barrett, Olivia Stafford, Jeff & Josh Hoskins. Honorary bearers will be Anna Murphy, Mary Jane Stempfly, Barbara Moore, Vivian Roark, Brenda Sebastian, Patricia Nunnemaker, Brenda Powers, Virginia Thomas, Jamie Black, Shirley Walker, Caywood Metcalf, Mark Metcalf, Lonnie Napier, Joseph Lambert, Dr. Colin Raitiere, Henry Huffman & Robert Short. Friends and family may leave special memories or condolences on his tribute page at www.ramsey-young.com