Robert Michael Barrett
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Robert Michael Barrett
  • July 28, 1926 - August 23, 2017
  • Cropwell, Alabama

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ROBERT M. "BOB" BARRETT
Robert M. "Bob" Barrett died August 23, 2017, 1:50 P.M. He was born July 28, 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and was raised in Northwest Indiana. During World War II he voluntarily served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Birmingham. Following graduation from the University of Notre Dame, Bob entered the FBI as a Special Agent, where he served with distinction for 26 years. This was followed by an eleven year career as an Associate Commissioner for the Southeastern Conference in Birmingham.
In 1993 Bob and his wife Phyllis, moved to their current residence in Cropwell, Alabama where they were active members at Pine Harbor Golf Club. Bob was an avid supporter of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish and the Chicago Cubs.
Bob is survived by his loving and caring wife of 67 years, Phyllis, their five children Melinda (Mike) Cammarata, Teresa (Jeff) Clark, Mike (Denise) Barrett, Susan (John) Compton, Pat (Nita) Barrett, thirteen grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Pell City, Alabama.
The family requests any remembrances be donated to Lakeside Hospice, Pell City, Alabama at lakesidehospice.org
Kilgroe Funeral Home - Pell City will direct the service. www.kilgroefh.com