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James "Doug" Douglas Barrett

July 4, 1961 — September 18, 2021

Doug Barrett
1961- 2021

Gastonia – James Douglas "Doug" Barrett, 60, passed away on September 18, 2021 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of Gaston County, born on July 4, 1961, to the late John Homer Barrett, Sr., and Iva Lee "Mouse" Cole Barrett. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother Kenneth Eugene Barrett.

Doug worked as a Foreman with Charlotte Paint Company for over 40 years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and playing the guitar. Doug was witty, funny and had lots of friends. He was an excellent cook and loved to grill out. But most of all he loved being "Pop Pop" to Kennedy.

Left to cherish his memories is his daughter, Brittany, and husband John Kelly Welch, II and their daughter, Kennedy; brother, Johnny, and wife Nancy Barrett and a niece, Kim Gordy; the mother of his daughter, Theresa Barrett; and many cousins.

A Celebration of Life service will be 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 21st at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Terry Gregoire officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. prior to the service

Interment will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday at Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Kelly Welch, II, Carl Lattimore Ormand, Dana Turner, Shawn McCall Richard Dean Culbertson, and Chris Shope.
Honorary pallbearers will be his brother Johnny Barrett and Eric Berryhill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Kennedy Welch's college fund @ Fort Financial Credit Union, 1475 North New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054

Condolences may be made to

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family.

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