Kirk L. Barrett

Oct. 12, 1972 — May 29, 2018

Kirk L. Barrett passed away May 29, 2018, in St. George, Utah, after a lengthy battle with challenging health issues resulting from a truck accident in 2016.

He was born Oct. 12, 1972, in St. George to Ezra Lewis Barrett and Susan Leavitt Jolley.

He married Jennifer Smith in St. George, and together they welcomed their son, Braxton Barrett, in 2000. They were later divorced.

Kirk’s younger years were spent in St. George with his family, where he attended West Elementary, Dixie Junior High and Dixie High School.

As a boy, he loved to hunt, fish and trap. He was best known for his sense of humor and quick wit, ensuring that whoever was with him was having the time of their life. He loved jeeps, baseball hats and a great pair of jeans.

He was especially good to his mother and was always very protective of her. He took great pride in his son and his nieces and nephews with everything they accomplished. He was very close with his brothers and enjoyed spending time with them and their families.

He is survived by his son, Braxton Barrett of St. George; his mother, Susan (Ken) Jolley of St. George; his father, Ezra Lewis (Carol) Barrett of Michigan; his brother Brett (Isabel) Barrett of St. George; his niece, Alexis Barrett; nephews Michael (Jacqueline & daughter Rose) Barrett and Fox Barrett; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother Chad L. Barrett; grandparents Don & Karma Leavitt; and aunt and uncle Johnny and Judy Johnson.

The family would like to express their gratitude to all the doctors, nurses and medical staff that have helped take care of Kirk over the past two years.

Funeral services

  • Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 6, at 11 a.m. at the St. James Ward LDS Meetinghouse, 1095 E. St. James Lane, St. George, Utah.
  • Viewing will be held at the same location prior to services on Wednesday, June 6, from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
  • Interment will take place at the Washington City Cemetery following services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughes Mortuary, 435-674-5000. Please visit the Hughes Mortuary website for full obituary, funeral service listing and to sign Kirk’s guestbook.

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