Robert B. Barrett


Robert B. Barrett, 68, of Kingston Mines passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 2, 2015, at his residence.He was born on Sept. 8, 1946, in Peoria, the son of Robert E. and Irene Trastle Barrett. He married Kathy Lanan on Sept. 28, 1981, in Kingston Mines.Surviving are his wife; one daughter, Angela (Steve) Payne of Peoria; one son, Erik (Tami) Barrett of Kirkland, Ill.; and grandchildren, Jackie and Josie Payne and Cassie and Harrison Barrett. His parents; one sister, Shirley, and brother-in-law, Charles Turner; and one nephew, Rick Turner, preceded him in death.Bob had many loves, including bowling, golfing and riding his motorcycle. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and will be missed by all.Bob was an honorably discharged U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. He worked for Lumberyard Suppliers for many years, retiring in March of 2015.Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Kingston Mines United Methodist, with the Rev. Rick Jordan officiating. Visitation will be one-hour prior to his service. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name may be given to the Kingston Mines Fire Department, Kingston Mines United Methodist Church or Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church. Affordable Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting with arrangements and notes of condolences may be sent using - See more at: