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Barrett Thomas Kenney (07-25-2013)
Barrett Thomas Kenney, 63 of Haile, LA (formerly of Jonesboro, LA) passed away in a tragic motorcycle accident along with his long time partner Melinda Weeks, 51 in Spencer, LA on July 19th 2013.
Barrett is predeceased by his father, Barrett Leroy Kenney. Barrett is survived by his mother Rhoda Fillmore Kenney of Jonesboro, LA. Barrett is also loving remembered by his son Barrett Kenney II and fiancÚ Brittnay Weeks of Haile, LA, his daughters Erica Otwell and husband Brad of Weston, LA, Tina Kenney of South Portland, ME, and Terrie Salvato and husband John of New Hampton, NH, grandchildren Kevin, Elizabeth Nicole, Camren, Landen, Cole, and Barrett Colin. Also survived by his sister Linda Emanus and husband John of Jonesboro, LA, his brothers Richard Kenney and wife Nancy of Weston, LA, David Kenney and wife Andrea of Portland, ME, Todd Kenney and wife Jennifer of Ruston, LA. Barrett is also survived by many nieces and nephews along with the children and grandchildren of Melinda Weeks.
Barrett was born in Portland, Maine. He was a house mover for about 20 years before retiring and settling in Haile, LA. Barrett loved spending time with his grandchildren, hunting, fishing, and riding his Harley Davidson, taking many rides with his brothers, nephew, and son Barrett II. He was a volunteer for the DAV (Disabled America Veterans) providing transportation for our disabled veterans, was a member of ABATE and the Bleu Bayou HOG Chapter.
The funeral service was arranged by Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville, LA. Funeral and services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 24 at Liberty Baptist Church in Linville with Bro. Bubba Hoggatt and Bro. Paul King officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers are Barrett T. Kenney II, Brad Otwell, Richard Kenney, Dave Kenney, Todd Kenney and John Emanus, Jr. Visitation was 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Farrar Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the DAV (Disabled American Veterans) West Monroe Chapter, West Ouachita Senior Center, 1800 North 7th Street, West Monroe, LA 71292. Condolences for the family may be offered online at farrarfuneralhomeonline.com