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MSG Wilson Terry Barrett U.S. Army (Ret.)

January 28, 1946 ~ June 9, 2022 (age 76)


MSG Wilson Terry Barrett (US Army, Ret.), 76, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at home surrounded by his family and friends.

Terry was born in Richmond, Virginia to parents, Calvin S. Barrett and Audrey M. Chapman. He graduated from John Marshall High School, and then received the last letter for induction in the military during the Vietnam War. He served over 22 years in military police, communications, and as a Non Commissioned Officer. Terry married the love of his life, Janis, in 1972 and together they were stationed at military bases in Greece, Germany twice, the Netherlands (NATO), and Iraq during Operation Desert Storm. During his military career he received many awards, ribbons, and decorations.Terry was preceded in death by his parents, step-father, and his brother, Neil Barrett.

Terry was a man of service and loyalty. He knew no strangers and had an immensely generous heart. He was a giving man who appreciated the simple pleasures of life. Terry loved his nephews and nieces and loved teaching his family about computers, the cell phone, and learning how to swim. He was taken to soon, but he left behind a legacy of love and laughter that will never be forgotten.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of GHC Hospice, particularly Jerri and Kendall for their tender care of Terry and the entire family. 
Memorial donations in Terry’s name may be made to GHC Hospice, P.O. Box 15665, Savannah, Georgia 31416 or the Liberty County Humane Society, 279 Briarwood Circle, Hinesville, Georgia 31313.

Terry is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Janis Barrett, brother, Steve Barrett (Susan), sister-in-law, Barbara Barrett, step-sister, Shirley Johnson, step-brother, Richard Johnson (Nancy) and many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Compassion Church on 55 AI Henderson Blvd., Savannah, Georgia 31419—Adult Ministry Center (Point University Savannah Site)—Full military honors will be rendered during service.

Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home, Flemington, is handling arrangements.



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Memorial Service
June 25, 2022

1:00 PM
Compassion Church
55 AI Henderson Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31419

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