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Claude Barrett
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Funeral service for Claude Albert Barrett, 78, were held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial  following in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Albert Allen officiated. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Mr. Barrett died Friday, March 1, 2013. Born in Heath Springs, he was a son of the late William Chapmon and Fannie Adams Barrett. He served in the United States Army. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of South Carolina and retired from a lifelong career at DuPont where he was a Registered Mechanical Engineer.

Mr. Barrett was a member of the Toast Masters International, S.C. Society of Professional Engineers, Lugoff Optimist Club and the American Legion – James Leroy Belk Post 17.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Jo Lynn Barrett; daughter, Sharon Barrett Ingram of Denver Colo.; son, Todd Albert Barrett (Kelly Lynn) of Lugoff; brother, William A. "Bill" Barrett of Camden; sister, Betty Austin of Pickens, S.C.; and grandson, Chandler Barrett. He was predeceased by a brother, James Barrett.

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