Patrick Joseph Jarrett

SALEM – Patrick Joseph Jarrett, 29, of Salem, died Sunday in Salem.

He was born on Aug. 26, 1984 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a son of Michael J. and Linda (Reese) Jarrett.

Patrick was very well known in the area, and you could often find him riding dirt bikes or racing at the Quaker City Drag strip. He liked the bikes and cars and racing them. Patrick was involved in the M.M.A. Fighting and spent time outdoors target shooting with the guns he liked to collect.

In addition to his mother of Salem, and father of Sebring, Fla., he is survived by his very best friend and brother Michael Joseph (Lacey Thomas) Jarrett II of Sebring, Fla.; maternal grandparents, Catherine Reese of Moorehead, Fla., and Robert Reese of Salem; aunts and uncles, David Reese, Judith (Bill) Fisher, Dorothy (Michael) DeMeo, Diana Joyner, Donald Miller and Michael Knepper; cousins, Jarred and Kyle Knepper, Erica and Jessica Miller; and his best friend and companion, Zeeke.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Howard Jarrett and Patricia and George Bell.

Over the years, Patrick has made some wonderful friends who stood by his side. He loved all of you and will miss you all!

Services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. A time of visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

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