Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Bobby Mitchell Barrett, 86, Metcalfe County, KY (1935-2022)

Bobby Mitchell Barrett, 86, of Summer Shade passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022 at the Shanti Niketan Hospice Home in Glasgow. Born, October 12, 1935 in Metcalfe County he was the son of the late R.P. and Beluah Jesmond James Barrett. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers. Lonnie and Archie Barrett.

After high school he served in the United States Navy and later retired from General Telephone and then worked 11 years at South Central Rural Telephone Coop in Glasgow. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Margaret Harper Barrett of Summer Shade. A son Mitchell and wife Tina of Bowling Green. Daughter, LaKettia and husband Tommy O'Leary of Edmonton. Five grandchildren. Dylan and Cole Barrett of Bowling Green. Kelsey (Zach) Guiler of Summer Shade, Kristin (Michael) Miller of Lexington and Maggie O'Leary of Summer Shade. One great grandson Joseph Guiler. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Bobby Barrett will be held 4:30pmCT Sunday, May 22, at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5pm Saturday and 9am Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy can be made to the Shanti Niketan Hospice Home, T.J. Community Mission Foundation, 1301 North Race St., Glasgow, Kentucky. 42141.

Butler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2022-05-21 09:01:53
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.