William Boyd Barrett, 72 of Mooresville died October 26, 2018. He was born on July 13, 1946 in Tampa, FL to the late Willie D. and Minnie Pearl Barrett. He served in the US Army as a medic during the Vietnam War. He worked in the communities in which he lived as a nurse anesthetist for over 40 years. He was a faithful servant of God that worked as deacon, choir member and youth ministry helper at his beloved Trinity Baptist Church. He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather. His talents were many but none outshined the way he could make the piano sing.
He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy and siblings Ray and Richard. Survivors include his sons Marcus Craig Barrett (Joy) of Huntersville and William Tway Barrett (Maggie) of Mooresville; daughter, Wendy Ketchum (James) of Charleston, SC; sister, Donna Barrett; grandchildren, Will, Lily, Jack, Noah and Claire.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 221 Ervin Road, Mooresville, NC 28117.
The family received friends from 6-8 PM Monday, October 29 at James Funeral Home. The funeral service was held at 2 PM Tuesday, October 30 at Trinity Baptist Church with burial following at Glenwood Cemetery.
James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family. www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com
As requested, this obituary is a courtesy of Mountain City Funeral Home.