Obituary of Alton Lamar Barrett
Alton Lamar Barrett, 61, of Denim Drive died on Saturday Sept. 21, 2019 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany after a brief illness. He was born in Waycross, GA on March 29, 1958 and was the son of the late Francis A. and Shirley Gillis Barrett. He was US Navy veteran having served honorably from 1978-1984. Lamar had been a Manager IT Tech one for the New York State office of the Comptrollers office in Troy, NY and served for over 35 years. He was a member of PEF and earlier he had worked for the Journal Herald in GA. He loved his family time and enjoyed watching the Dr. Who Show.
He was the beloved husband of Lillian Ashworth Barrett, whom he married on Nov. 5, 1983. He is the devoted father of Charles B. (Nicole) Ashworth of Phoenix, AZ and Rebecca Elizabeth Barrett of Clifton Park, NY; brother of Shirley (Leroy) Johnson of Waycross, GA; cherished grandfather of Adrianne Leigh Barrett and Magnus Ulysses Ashworth; Uncle of Sean Johnson. Lamar was predeceased by his parents and his Uncle, Ret. Admiral Robert J. Spain.
Funeral will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 am at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 569 Clifton Park Center Rd Clifton Park, NY 12065.
Calling hours will be from 4-7 pm Tuesday in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Rt. 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065.
Interment with full military honors will be in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY at 12:30 pm.
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