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Billy Barlow

Billy Wayne Barlow

Monday December 1, 1947 - Saturday December 21, 2019
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Obituary

Billy Wayne Barlow, of Paris, husband of Carolyn Baber Barlow, who survives, departed this life on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at his home with his family by his side, after a long illness. He was born in Paris, KY, on December 1, 1947, the son of the late Pauline Byrd Soard and Marion J. Barlow. Billy was a 1965 graduate of Paris High School, attended Georgetown College as well as the University of Kentucky. He served two years in the United States Marine Corp and spent thirteen months in Viet Nam. He worked for Bell South for thirty-one years, was a lifelong farmer, and continued to farm after his retirement from Bell South. Next to his love for his family and farming, he loved his horses and riding. He traveled to several states with friends for horseback riding trips. He was greatly loved by his family and was well respected in the community. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by both sets of grandparents, Audra and Elmer Byrd and Mae and Alec Hutson.

Besides his wife Carolyn, he is survived by their daughters, Melissa Bowman (Dave), Amanda Hagen (Ryan), both of Paris, and Kathryn Casey of Lexington. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Kirsten Hagen, Karson Hagen, Bersain Barlow, Aiden Casey and Addisyn Casey; two aunts Ruby Mann (Bobby), Marion Wilson; and cousins, Gayle Wilson (Julie), Kim McCord (Bobby), Audra Mitchell (Claude), David Byrd, Richard Rankin, and Steve Rankin.

The funeral service for Billy Wayne Barlow will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 27, 2019, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with Rev. Jeff Bell officiating. Interment will follow in Paris Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday, December 26, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.

The family would like to say a special thanks to Mack Kincaid who has taken care of the farming operations when Billy was no longer able to do so.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations to PAWS, MSA Coalition, Bluegrass Hospice Care, or the Wounded Warrior Project.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday December 26, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday December 26, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
    Address
    911 High Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
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  • Service

    Friday December 27, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday December 27, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
    Address
    911 High Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
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    Officiant
    Rev. Jeff Bell
  • Interment

    Location
    Paris Cemetery
    Address
    1603 South Main Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
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Posted at 11:15am
(Hold for KATY CASEY) lifting your family with love and prayers during this difficult time, with deepest sympathy. Jennifer Lowery
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Thiago Brito da Cunha Maranhão

Posted at 10:26am
Thank you, Melissa ! I always called Billy as my " American Father ". I Keep a photo over my desk living room, when were riding horses. It has been a long time and the great moments with the Barlow Family are alway alive.

I don't have FB, but, please, if somebody has Instagram or What's Up may try to find me: maranhao447 or (55) (81) 991470100.

Love you all,

Thiago.

Please,
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Ann Cormican

Posted at 07:43pm
We are sorry for your loss and you and your family are in our prayers. Sincerely, Troy and Ann Cormican
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Aimee McKinney

Posted at 01:07am
I love Bilky i worked at East Main Shell. He was one of my best customers. Waited on him for years and have been life long friends of the girls!!!
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Thiago Brito da Cunha Maranhão

Posted at 04:37pm

I will always remember Billy as an exemplary man with a great sense of humor. Someone that lived to love his family, to respect people and to work very hard.

We had great times riding horses, watching movies and sports. Billy gave importante advices about life, and I always will carry them with me.

He always will be in my mind and my heart.

Together with the Barlow Family,

Thiago.
 
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Melissa Bowman Posted at 04:58am

Thiago, thank you for the flowers, and that’s a perfect description of him. He loved you all as sons too. Please, if not here, let us know a way to contact you (We’re on fb). Thanks again, & love you!
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