|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1969, USA|
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 2010|
Trooper Mark Barrett passed away during a training dive in Lake Anna.
Trooper Barrett and other members of the Virginia State Police's Search and Recovery Team were performing deep-water dives in the lake. As he and his dive partner were ascending to the surface, the other trooper noticed he was having difficulty and assisted him to the surface.
Other troopers immediately started CPR and he was transported to a local hospital where he died.
Trooper Barrett had served with the Virginia State Police for three years. He is survived by his wife and two children.
BARRETT, Mark D., 41, of Chesterfield, passed away September 14, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Tanya; his children, Madison and Reese; his parents, Patricia and John; sister, Michele Morris and her husband, Keith; sisters-in-law, Amanda Bobbitt and Jennifer Fox and her husband, Mark; four nieces and nephews, Chance, Jessica, Michael and Tye. Mark was currently employed with the Virginia State Police and a member of the Search and Recovery Team. He was also a former funeral director with Bliley's Funeral Home. Mark lived life to the fullest playing soccer with his buddies, diving, the Dallas Cowboys, spending his time in Deltaville, and most of all, the time he spent with his family. The family will receive friends 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with a 7 p.m. vigil service at Catholic Church of the Epiphany, 11000 Smoketree Dr., also where a funeral liturgy will be held 10 a.m. Friday. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VSPA Emergency Relief Fund, Trooper Mark Barrett Memorial Fund, 6944 Forest Hill Ave., Richmond, Va. 23225.
Published in Richmond Times-Dispatch on September 16, 2010
Visitation will take place Thursday, September 16, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Church of the Epiphany at 11000 Smoketree Drive, Richmond, 23236. The church is physically located off of Courthouse Road in Chesterfield County.
Uniform of the day for the visitation is Class A uniform and low-quarter shoes, chukka boots, or 8-inch Clarino boots.
Funeral will take place Friday, September 17, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Epiphany at 11000 Smoketree Drive, Richmond, 23236. The church is physically located off of Courthouse Road in Chesterfield County.
There will be a reception at the church immediately following the service.
There will not be a graveside burial, as his remains will be cremated.
Uniform of the day for the funeral will be Class A uniform with blouse, and low-quarter shoes, chukka boots, or 8-inch Clarino boots.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
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