Ray Thomas Barrett

Ray Thomas Barrett
Ray Thomas Barrett
April 23, 1934 – May 3, 2016


Ray Thomas Barrett was born on 23 Apr 1934 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Chester Burns Collins and Frances Ruby Davis Collins.


Ray Thomas Barrett was counted in the census on 10 May 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 6-year-old, male, single, white, grandson. Also in the home was his grandmother, Lillie V Woods; his father Chester Collins; his mother Frances Ruby Collins; and his brother, William Burnett Collins.


On April 24, 1998, Ray T. Barrett was listed as a living son in the obituary of Frances Ruby Davis Collins.


On October 22, 2007, Ray Barrett was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Curtis Harvey Collins.


On December 27, 2010, Ray Barrett was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Mr Ben T Collins.


On January 1, 2011, Ray Barret was listed as a living son-in-law in the obituary of Pearl Wages Branham.


He died on 03 May 2016 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. He was buried on 07 May 2016 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery.

Ray Thomas Barrett of Elgin, South Carolina | 1934 – 2016 | Obituary

A funeral service to honor the life of Ray Thomas Barrett, 82, of Elgin, SC, will be held Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 3:00PM in the Hillcrest Baptist Church. The Reverend Ken Jackson and Reverend John Corder will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, May 6, 2016 from 6-7:30 PM in the Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, Post Office Box 85, Elgin, SC 29045 or Alzheimer’s Association- Mid State- SC, 140 Stonebridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.

Mr. Barrett, husband of Dorothy Branham Barrett, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016. He was born in Blaney, SC, the son of the late Chester Burns Collins and Frances Davis Collins. He was in the US Navy having served in the Korean War, a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church and Woodmen of the World. Mr. Barrett was a long distance truck driver for over 55 years, having driven for Mount Vernon Mills / Smith & Waters for 35 of those years.

Surviving besides his wife of 58 years, his sons, Gregory Ray Barrett and Melinda of Camden, Forrest Damon Barrett “Woody” and Kristin of Lugoff; grandchildren, Amanda Clare Barrett and Alexander Ray
Barrett; a brother, Larry Burns Collins of Elgin; numerous nieces and
nephews. Mr. Barrett was predeceased by brothers, William Collins, Curtis Collins, and Ben Collins.

Kornegay Funeral Home. Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.


Funeral services
Saturday, May 7, 2016
3:00 PM

Hillcrest Baptist Church
2666 Hwy 1 South
Elgin, SC 29045

May 5, 2016  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 19
Located in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Yvonne Miller Vaughn
Ray Barrett, Dorothy Barrett and Forrest Barrett
Photo from the Hillcrest Member Directory

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