Mr. Kenneth Wayne Barrett, age 75, a longtime resident of Kennesaw passed away Tuesday April 15, 2014, after a long illness. Kenneth was born in Trion, GA and moved to Cobb County in 1953. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mary Barrett, his brother, Morris Barrett; his sister, Linda Barrett Maddox; and his beloved Australian Shepherd, Precious. He loved fishing, hunting, golfing, gardening, working on cars, Louise’s Restaurant and Jon Boys Restaurant. He was a member of Teamster’s Local 728 for 32 years. He worked for Murdock Freight Lines, Hennis Freight Lines and retired for Yellow Freight System in 1991. He was part owner of E & B Garage in Kennesaw in the early 1960’s. He served in the Georgia Army National Guard for 8 years, North Georgia State Fair volunteer for 20 years, was a member of Paulding County Golf Group and Coweta Hunting Club until his health failed. He attended Sprayberry High School class of 1959. He is survived by his wife, Mary Eller Barrett to whom he was married 55 years; son, Ken Barrett (Lori); daughter, Renee Barrett Fielden (Tim); grandson, Jason Barrett (Ainsleigh); granddaughter, Mandi Barrett Shealey (Justin); great grandsons, Connor Barrett and Luke Shealey; great granddaughter, Avery Barrett and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday April 18 at 11 AM in the chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home with interment to follow at Kennesaw City Cemetery. The family will receive friends between the hours of 4 until 8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to, American Heart Association, 1685 Terrell Mill Rd. Marietta, GA 30067, or American Diabetes Association, 225 Peachtree St. NE Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30303. Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway, Kennesaw, GA 30152. 770-422-7299.