Jarrett Fitch

Jarrett lives in Thompsonville with his wife and son. He graduated barber school in 2021. His goal is to give every guest an old time barber experience and for them to leave the shop feeling an increased level of confidence. In my spare time, I enjoy music and St Louis Cardinals baseball with my family.

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Denys Minor

 Denys Minor, LMT was born and raised in Southern Illinois and has been a massage therapist since 2014. Denys has an interest in helping people reach their health and healing goals. Denys performs Swedish, Therapeutic/Deep tissue/Sport, Pregnancy, and Medical Massage if directed by your physician. Whether you desire a deep massage, or work on long term injuries or trauma, she will be able to meet your where you are and assist you along the way. Denys attends Redemption Church regularly and is married with 3 children. her children are active in school sports and she is a dedicated mom in all they do.

Ray Minor

Ray was born and raised in Southern Illinois and is a retired M/Sgt. with the Illinois State Police.  Since Ray's retirement he felt the need to continue to serve. Growing up Ray remembers hanging out in his grandfather's barbershop in Benton, IL. Through the years, Ray has seen the decline in Barber Shops and desires to bring back that old school barbershop feel that he remembers.   Ray feels men need a place to go, between work and home to be a guy that is not a bar.  Ray hopes the Armed Barber Shop will provide that place.

Welcome to the Armed Barbers' shop. 
A man’s barbershop located in the main facility on the grounds of the Extreme Exigency Shooting Park.  Where we took two things men love and put them together. 

Shooting and classic men's haircuts.  A place to shoot and a place to enjoy old school classic haircuts, beard trims, and hot towel straight blade razor shaves. 

The male baby boomer is now in his 50s and 60s, craves a return to the shops he knew while growing up.  He does not want to be surrounded by the smell of acrylics or chemicals. He wants to feel comfortable and secure in a male domain when he receives a haircut, beard trim or face shave.  Younger men are wearing shorter traditional old school hair styles such as pompadours, fades, and military cuts.  These styles required the expertise of a barber.   

Our barbershop provides more than just barber services, our shop offers old school long lost true service, expertise, tools, guidance, and a place to gather, relax, enjoy comradeship,  a place to feel welcome.

The Armed Barbers'

Barbershop Hours

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am-5:30pm

Wednesday 11:00am-7:00pm

Saturday 8:30am-2:00pm

Located on Extreme Exigency Shooting Park 


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