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Gary A. Barlow

December 11, 2018

Burial Date: December 15, 2018

Stith Funeral Home 7500 US HWY 42 Florence, KY 41042 Dec. 15, 1 p.m.

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Gary Allen Barlow, age 76, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born in Covington, KY to the late Albert Surface and Winnie Barlow. Gary leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Judith Barlow; sons, Scott and Stuart Barlow; brother, Randy Barlow (Linda); sisters, Sharon Bellan (Bill), and Karen Gehrig (Keith); brothers-in-law, Jack Winebrenner, Jim Winebrenner (Lois), Jeff Winebrenner, and Jon Winebrenner (Jill); as well as many nieces and nephews all of whom he loved dearly. Gary never met a stranger. He was very easy going and will be remembered, by most, for his kindheartedness. He was a 1960 graduate of Boone County High School and then enlisted in the United States Army. Gary served the United States Army Security Agency during the Cold War Era. After his service, he started at Osborne Trucking Company where he became the Vice President of Operations. Gary was a long time member of Florence United Methodist Church, member of the Boone Union Masonic Lodge 304, and he previously served as Commissioner for the City of Union. Gary also enjoyed many years volunteering at the Union Fire Department. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Stith Funeral Home 7500 US HWY 42, FLORENCE, KY 41042. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Gary’s honor to the Boone Union Masonic Lodge 304 1883 Mt Zion Road, Union, KY 41091 of Florence United Methodist Church Building Fund 8585 Old Toll Road, Florence, KY 41042.