Condolences to the Barnett family

Rick Charles Barnett, brother of Brenau Executive Vice President and CFO David Barnett, died Sunday surrounded by family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Rick Barnett was a Navy veteran who retired from Lucent Technologies after 35 years. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Luci Barnett, daughter Michelle Barnett, mother Helen Barnett, sister and brother-in-law Teresa and Alan Chambers, brother and sister-in-law David and Kim Barnett, brother-in-law Jerry Walker, and many nephews, nieces and cousins. He is preceded in death by his father, Charlie L. Barnett.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta with David Barnett and Rev. Gary Baulding officiating. Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at Georgia National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Barnett family during this time.