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J. Dick Barnett

Died: October 29, 2018

J. Dick Barnett or “Poppie” as he was lovingly known to his family, passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 85. Poppie was a native of Denham Springs who moved to Baton Rouge in 1984. He graduated from DSHS and then LSU with a BA in Finance. He began his long career as a stock broker at Merrill Lynch and r…read more

J. Dick Barnett or “Poppie” as he was lovingly known to his family, passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 85. Poppie was a native of Denham Springs who moved to Baton Rouge in 1984. He graduated from DSHS and then LSU with a BA in Finance. He began his long career as a stock broker at Merrill Lynch and retired from UBS as an institutional bond sales advisor. He is survived by: his wife of 66 years, Gay Meadors Barnett; his daughter, Leah Barnett Edrington and husband Billy; and his grandchildren, Blair Barnett Edrington, and Fairly Edrington Carville and husband Joe. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Alice and Nye Barnett; siblings, infant Edgar Nye Barnett, Jr., Marine PFC Bob Wade Barnett (died in WW II), and Dot Barnett Davis Hemphill. The family wishes to sincerely express our gratitude to his caregivers Cindy, Shay, Kendrick, Toye and Annise who lovingly cared for him, and to Carmen, his nurse from The Hospice of Baton Rouge. Visitation will be at Jefferson Baptist Church, 9135 Jefferson Hwy. on Thursday, Nov. 1 from noon until the memorial service to begin at 1:00 p.m. A private burial will be held on Friday. Please consider making a memorial donation to Heritage Ranch Christian Children’s Home, 20090 Tucker Rd., Zachary, LA 70791 or to The Hospice of Baton Rouge, 3600 Florida Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70806.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jefferson Baptist Church

Address:

9135 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Service Information

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm -

Jefferson Baptist Church

Address:

9135 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Memorial Service


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