William Joseph (Joe) Barrett, 41, Paoli, died at 12:35 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2006, at his home.
A native of Paoli, born Nov. 22, 1964, he was the son of Howard Barrett of Paoli and the late Mariellan Williams Barrett.
He was employed as an Indiana high school official for 19 years and at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Seymour for 16 years. He was a deacon at Livonia Missionary Baptist Church, and was a 1983 graduate of Paoli High School and a 1985 graduate of RETS Electronics Institute of Louisville.
Survivors besides his father include his wife of 18 years, the former Kelly Hickman; two daughters, Katelynn and Jill Barrett, both of Paoli; a brother, Clifford Barrett of Princeton; and four sisters, Eva Hawkins, Tillie Drake and Jackie Bosley, all of Paoli, and Barbara Walton of Marengo.
Funeral: Monday, March 20, at McAdams Funeral Home in Paoli with burial in Paoli Community Cemetery.
Officiant: Brother Finis Curry.