On February 14, 2020, George B. Barrett, age 83, passed away in Charlotte, North Carolina. Founder of the Hardwood Publishing Company and “a recognized industry expert on hardwood lumber markets,” George was a familiar face at HMA sponsored events, and will be remembered as an accomplished, passionate and treasured industry colleague.
On behalf of all HMA members, we extend deepest sympathy to the Barrett family, wife, Roberta, sons, Richard and Michael, daughter-in-law, Missy, and granddaughters: Emily, Katie and Caroline, and agree that George “leaves behind a legacy of which his family, his employees and his industry should be proud.”
A celebration of George’s life will be held on March 13, 2020, at Christ Episcopal Church, 1412 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28207. Memorials may be sent to Christ Episcopal Church or to Hospitality House of Charlotte, 1400 Scott Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203.