Marvin Sherwood Barrett passed away peacefully on November 3, 2023 in Payson, Utah at the age of 87. He was born January 23, 1936 in Hartsville, South Carolina to Marvin Barrett and Nezzie Louise Winburn Barrett.

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Marvin joined the Marine Corps on July, 8, 1953 at the age of 17. He served in the Korean war. He was a rifleman and competed on a National level where he received many awards. He later joined the Navy Seabees Reserves for 28 years.

Marvin married Rita “Ann” Featherstone in the Los Angeles Temple on October 28, 1960. She preceded him in death on December 25, 2019. They had five children: Michael Sherwood Barrett, preceded in death Daniel Lynn Barrett, preceded in death David Legrand Barrett, Gina Ann Barrett (Gordon) Blair, Brenda Leigh Barrett (Wade) Sanders.

There are 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Marvin was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He served many positions within the church including Ward Missionary and serving in the South Jordan Temple and Oquirrh Mountain Temple as an ordinance worker.

Marvin had a passion for Deer Hunting, Pheasant Hunting, and fishing. He made sure to make yearly family camping trips to the Payson Lakes area. Where his love for outdoors was passed on to all the family.

Marvin resided at “I should have been a Singer” the Mervyn Sharp Bennion central Utah Veterans Home in Payson, Utah. The family expresses their sincere gratitude for all the staff; Nurses, CNA’s, and Physical Therapy staff for the exceptional care they provided.

A viewing will be held on Sunday November 19, 2023 at the Larkin Sunset Gardens located at 1950 E. Dimple Dell Road Sandy, Utah from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Funeral services will be held on Monday November 20, 2023 located at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Ward house

Located at 13381 S. Pioneer St. Herriman, Utah. A viewing from 10:00am to 10:20am. Funeral will be held in the Chapel at 10:30am.

A graveside service will be held at 12:30pm at the Sandy Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery.

1950 E. Dimple Dell Road Sandy Utah.


  • Preceded in Death By
  • Rita “Ann” Featherstone Barrett, Spouse
  • Daniel Lynn Barrett, Son
  • David LeGrand Barrett, Son

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Brenda Sanders

Post Date

Nov 08, 2023

Personal Info


Hartsville, South Carolina, United States


Payson, Utah, United States





Religion and Beliefs

Latter-day Saint


Truck Driver

Military Affiliation

  • Marine Corps
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