Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


October 25, 2012

David Barrett, 90

-- — David Barrett, 90, Connersville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at Hickory Creek of Connersville.

Born in Clay County, Ky., March 25, 1922, he was one of 11 children of the late Robert and Lucy Mobley Barrett.

He had lived for many years in the Hamilton/Fairfield, Ohio, areas before moving to Connersville 15 years ago.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Europe and participated in the Battle of the Bulge under the command of Gen. George Patton. During his service, he had received three Bronze Stars as well as several other service citations.

On Sept. 25, 1948, in Laurel, he married Helen Ledford Barrett, who survives. David had worked at American Kitchens for several years before he went to work at Ford Motor Co., Sharonville, Ohio. He had worked in the transmission area, and upon his retirement he was an forklift operator.

He is also survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack and Jo Ann Ledford, Connersville, Harold Wilson, Peppertown, and Iona Wilson, Connersville; and many nieces and nephews.  

Public graveside services will be held at Dale Cemetery, Connersville, Monday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Tim Billups officiating.  

Urban Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville, is assisting the family with the arrangements. To sign the online guestbook, please visit

Text Only
Featured Ads
AP Video
US Mission to Rescue Hostages in Syria Failed Manfred, Torre and MLB Take Ice Bucket Challenge Bank of America Reaches Record $17B Settlement Holder Reassures Ferguson Community With Visit GlobalPost CEO Remembers Foley As a Brave Man Seth Meyers Rolls Out Emmy Red Carpet Obama: World Is Appalled by Murder of Journalist Israel, Militants Trade Fire After Talks Fail Pres. George W. Bush Takes Ice Bucket Challenge Pierce Brosnan's Call to Join the Expendables Changes Coming to No-Fly List Raw: IDF Footage Said to Show Airstrikes Police: Ferguson More Peaceful Raw: Aftermath of Airstrike in Gaza Raw: Thousands March on Pakistani Parliament Raw: World's Oldest Man Lives in Japan Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire Raw: Police Weapon Drawn Near Protesters, Media Raw: Explosions in Gaza As Airstrikes Resume Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.