Robert W. Barrett was born July 16, 1947 in Great Falls, Montana, the first child to Auburn and Patsy Barrett. He died in his Billings home in his sleep on August 25, 2019. Bob graduated from Missoula County High School in Missoula and served with the Army in Viet Nam from 1966-1968. He received his degree in pharmacy from the University of Montana in l976 and worked in pharmacies in Great Falls, Dillon, Thompson Falls, Billings, Hardin. He also owned his own store in Fairfield, where his daughter Mikal graduated from high school. Survivors include his spouse Maryellen and her children T. J and Brianna Bromgard; daughter Mikal (Demitri) Itskos of ID and their daughters; mother Pat Barrett of AZ; sisters Melissa in CA, Debra in AZ, Tina in CO, Toni in Missoula; brother Mark of Missoula, and numerous other family members.
A memorial service will be held Sept. 9th at 2 p.m. at the National Cemetery in Laurel, MT with Smith Funeral Chapels handling the arrangements. A reception will follow at the Masonic Lodge in Laurel.