Obituary: Jed Barrett

Jed Alvie Barrett, 38, of Redmond, died April 23, 2010 from a motorcycle accident .

He was born April 3, 1972 in Lebanon to James and Eva Barrett. He graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1990.

While continuing his education at the college level, Mr. Barrett was a member of the U.S. Forest Service Hotshots.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Oregon University in 1995. In 2002 he attended COCC in Bend and received his GIS degree.

Mr. Barrett resided in Redmond and worked as a water rights specialist for the Central Oregon Irrigation District.

He enjoyed spending time with his children, family and friends, riding motorcycles, bodybuilding, fishing, hunting and geocaching.

He will be remembered for the love he had for his children and the dedication as Redmond’s Youth League wrestling coach.

Jed is survived by a daughter Jamie, 13, and a son Jack, 8, and their mother Julie of Bend; parents James and Eva Barrett of Lebanon; brother Vince Barrett and sister-in-law Tina of Lebanon; sister Sonja Rogers and brother-in-law Kevin of Brownsville; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at First Assembly of God Church, 7th and Oak St., Lebanon.

Pastor Garland Rogers will officiate.