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Donald Lawrence Barrett

November 22, 1951 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 69)

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Donald L. Barrett, age 69, passed away on November 11, 2021. He was born in Columbus, OH on November 22, 1951 to Carl and Helen Barrett. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Barrett; daughter, Emily (Tom) Terflinger; son, Daniel (Nicole) Barrett; grandchildren, Grace, Tyler and Cameron Terflinger; brother, Fred Barrett. Don is preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Katie Barrett.
Don was a 1970 graduate of Groveport High School. He was also a 1974 graduate of Muskingum College for Speech and Secondary Education. Since 1980, Don spent 32 years of his career at the Columbus Health Department as an Environmental Health Specialist and Registered Sanitarian. He was also an Adjunct Professor in Hospitality Management. In 2006, he was the Ohio Restaurant Educator of the Year. Don Retired in 2008 and went to work for Giant Eagle for 7 years as a Food Safety Specialist. In his free time, Don loved to play golf, sing Southern Gospel Music and spend time with his family.
Friends and family may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, November 19 or Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9-10 a.m. at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W Waterloo St, Canal Winchester, OH. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Ed Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Contributions can be made in Don’s memory to A Special Wish Foundation, 620 Taylor Station Rd., Suite J, Gahanna, OH 43230. Online condolences can be made at www.spencefuneralhome.com.

Services

Visitation
Friday
November 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Visitation
Saturday
November 20, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Service
Saturday
November 20, 2021

10:00 AM to TBD
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Cemetery

Glen Rest Memorial Estate
8029 East Main St.
Reynoldsburg , OH 43068

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