Robert "Kim" Barrett, 53, of Louisville, Ky. formerly of Owensville, passed away Jan. 26, 2010 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville after a brief illness.

 Born April 18,1956, he was the son of Robert William and Zelda Maxine (Smith) Barrett.

Kim worked for 25 years as a coal miner at the Wabash Mine in Keensburg, Ill. After retiring from the mine, he started working as a boilermaker, pipe fitter and traveling. Kimís favorite past time was fishing and spending time at Kentucky Lake.

Kim is survived by his wife, Gwen Reynolds of Louisville, Ky.; son, Andy Barrett (Mandy) of Carmi, Ill.; sister, Anne Zehner (Ronald) of Owensville; three grandchildren, Cooper, Cannon and Callie of Carmi, Ill.; two nieces, Amber Zehner Schmitt (Casey) and Amanda Zehner Dunkel (Ryan); one great niece, Presley Dunkel; and two great nephews, Jaxson Dunkel and Mason Mockobee.

 Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville followed by visitation until 3 p.m.