Official Obituary of

Barrett Bryor Lee Koches

November 3, 2016 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 7) 7 Years Old

Barrett Koches Obituary

Barrett Bryor Lee Koches, age 7, a beautiful, bright, loving and beloved son & devoted brother and friend, a natural caregiver to all, passed away March 16, 2024.

Barrett was born on November 3, 2016, in Springfield, Illinois to Jamie Hartman and Jeff Koches.

He was in the 1st grade class of Mrs. Mathon at Chester-East Lincoln School where he was a devoted friend and protector of his classmates. Barrett was not just sweet and smart - he was strong! He was a member of the Lincoln Youth Wrestling club and attended several meets where he was awarded countless medals.

Barrett loved the outdoors, including fishing, dirt-bike riding, as well as sports like football and baseball, and his favorite character Sonic the Hedgehog.

He is survived by his parents, and his siblings Ryder Koches, Kolton (Mckea) Koches, Nash Koches, Alec (Victoria) Koches, and Levi (Devin) Koches, whom he was a devoted brother to. Barrett is also survived by his Grandmother Tammy (Tommy) Hartman of Ramsey, several Aunts, Uncles, and cousins, including Gina (Jake) Hartman and special cousin Kale, close friends Kevin and Tina Lynn and his special friend Tobias.

He was preceded in death by his Grandfather James A. Hartman of Irving, Grandmother Joann Koches of Witt, Grandfather Billy Koches, Great-Grandmother Darlene Durbin of Taylorville, and Great-Grandfather Jim Hefley of Hillsboro, Grandmother Dolly and Grandfather Shorty Clinard and cousin Bayleigh Hartman.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 12:00 PM at Hough & Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro; visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 AM until service time, with Pastor Jeremy Morton of Truth and Grace Fellowship in Mattoon officiating.

Burial will be in Irving Cemetery in Irving, Illinois.

Hough & Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements.

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March 23, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hough & Sons Funeral Home
1119 School St
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Funeral Service
March 23, 2024

12:00 PM
Hough & Sons Funeral Home
1119 School St
Hillsboro, IL 62049


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