On Friday, August 7, 2020, Richard D. Barrett “Dick” or “Papa”, passed away at the age of 80.
Richard was born on November 24, 1939 in Ayer, MA to George and Una Barrett. On September 27, 1964 he married Alice Bloodworth, and together they raised their son, Scott Barrett.
Richard worked for many years at SCM, McKenzie Tank Lines, Westway Terminal. After retirement, Richard found his passion for volunteering at Mayo Clinic, and continued working there for 15 years. Helping patients and families at the hospital brought him great happiness.
His family and friends knew him for his kind heart, infectiously happy spirit, and comforting soul. Richard was a husband who demonstrated true love for his wife, a father who raised a remarkable son, and a grandfather who brought us continuous joy. He was a cherished family member and a friend that many could always count on.
Richard was preceded in death by his father, George; mother, Una; and brother, George. He is survived by his wife, Alice; brother, Jack; son, Scott (wife Kristine); grandchildren, Sydney and Justin; sister, Ann; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A private family Graveside Service will be held at Ponte Vedra Valley.